"Ossian's Serenade"

"Ossian's Serenade"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Ossian’s Serenade,” written by Ossian E. Dodge. It was published by Oliver Ditson in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850. The cover features an image of P.T. Barnum, Jenny Lind and Ossian Dofge with the caption "P. T. Barnum introducing Jenny Lind to Ossian Dodge The Boston vocalist & purchaser of the $625 ticket for the First Concert of the Swedish Nightingale in Boston."
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
1850
depicted (sitter)
Barnum, P. T.
Lind, Jenny
maker
Oliver Ditson
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 in x 9 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
1984.0023.04
accession number
1984.0023
catalog number
1984.0023.04
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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