“The Maiden's Prayer” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Maiden's Prayer” which was composed by Thécla (Tekla) Badarzewska in 1856. The sheet music was published by the Armstrong Music Publishing Company in the early 1900s. The white and red cover features an inset illustration of a maiden kneeling before a cross and candles in front of her window, as light shines down on her face. This song was published in Polish and French prior to being published in English, which is why the sub-title is “La Priére D’une Vierge.”
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Badarzewska, Thecla
Armstrong Music Publishing Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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