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Al Fresco

Print
ca. late 19th century - early 20th century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Illustrated music sheet cover for Al Fresco Polka, composed by C.C. Amos. Colour lithograph by T. Packer, printed by Stannard & Dixon. Surface decorated with glitter. Published in London by S. Clark, ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithograph
Brief Description
Illustrated music sheet cover for the song Al Fresco Polka, composed by C. C. Amos. Colour lithograph by T. Packer, impression by Stannard & Dixon, published in London by S. Clark and Amos.
Physical Description
Music sheet cover for Al Fresco Polka, composed by C.C. Amos, colour lithograph by T. Packer, impression by Stannard & Dixon, published in London by S. Clark. Illustrated in colour with night scene of dancing in a pleasure garden. Illustration decorated with glitter.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.2cm
  • Width: 25.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'To T.B. Simpson Esq.e / Al Fresco / T. Packer lith / Stannard & Dixon / Polka / by C.C. Amos / London / S. Clark, 15 Holborn Bars & Amos, 14 Craven Terrace, Hyde Park Gardens and Crystal Palace / Pr 3/-' (Printed on front cover.)
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
Literary ReferenceAl Fresco
Summary
Illustrated music sheet cover for Al Fresco Polka, composed by C.C. Amos. Colour lithograph by T. Packer, printed by Stannard & Dixon. Surface decorated with glitter. Published in London by S. Clark, ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.
Other Number
VADAR 2006BF8485
Collection
Accession Number
S.2739-1986

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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