Object All Sublime; Oh! A Private Bufoon

Object All Sublime; Oh! A Private Bufoon

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Nelson Eddy. side 1: My Object All Sublime; side 2: Oh! A Private Buffoon (Columbia 4271-M), from the album, Patter Songs from Gilbert and Sullivan (Columbia M440).
78 rpm.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
release date
1941
recording artist
Eddy, Nelson
manufacturer
Columbia
place made
United States
Physical Description
shellac (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1981.0566.179
accession number
1981.0566
maker number
4271-M
M440
catalog number
1981.0566.179
Credit Line
Gift of Robert J. Walter
subject
Musical Theater
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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