“The Rosary”

“The Rosary”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Rosary.” The lyrics come from a poem of the same name by Robert Cameron Rogers, and the music was composed by Georgia B. Welles. The sheet music was published by Eclipse Publishing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1908. The cover features a floral print background, and an inset illustration of a dark haired woman clutching a beaded rosary that is signed “Starmer.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1908
lyricist
Rogers, Robert Cameron
composer
Welles, Georgia B.
publisher
Eclipse Publishing
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.020
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.020
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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Comments

I recently rediscovered this piece of sheet music in my boxes of music! Exact same cover on the sheet music! My, it is ragged on the edges! Lovely music!

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