When Cockleshells Turn Silverbells; The Quaker Lover


Richard Dyer-Bennet. side 1: When Cockleshells Turn Silverbells; side 2: The Quaker Lover (Vox 691), from the album, Minstrel Songs of the U.S.A. (Vox 632).
78 rpm.

This album features artwork by American painter, printmaker, and teacher, Daniel (Dan) Shapiro (1920-1982). He created the artwork for several albums including recordings by Louis Armstrong, Alex Wilder, Charlie Christian, Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, and Richard Dyer Bennett. Shapiro’s works were first exhibited at the Cooper Union Art School in 1940 and 1941. He had much success with his solo shows in the 1960s at the University of California at San Francisco, Cellini Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Rice University in Houston.

Release Date: 1947

Recording Artist: Dyer-Bennet, RichardManufacturer: Vox

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0320.05102Maker Number: 691632Accession Number: 1996.0320Catalog Number: 1996.0320.05102

Object Name: sound recording

Physical Description: shellac (overall material)paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a090-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1213369

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