“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.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Foster, Stephen C.
Firth, Pond & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 in x 9 7/8 in; 33.02 cm x 25.0825 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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