“The Maiden's Prayer”

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.”

Composer: Badarzewska, TheclaPublisher: Armstrong Music Publishing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

Web Subject: Popular CultureSubject: Christianity


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0424.015Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.015

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-07e7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670829

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