“Gentle Annie” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Gentle Annie” that was written and composed by Stephen C. Foster and published by Firth, Pond, & Company of New York, New York in 1855. The cover text on the plain cream white sheet music cover has a floral lattice-patterned frame. The song is part of the series of “Foster’s Melodies, No. 31.” The song’s lyrics talk about a lover losing his Annie, as she had passed on.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1855
composer
Foster, Stephen C.
publisher
Firth, Pond & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 in x 9 7/8 in; 33.02 cm x 25.0825 cm
ID Number
1983.0235.04
accession number
1983.0235
catalog number
1983.0235.04
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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