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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca.mid nineteenth century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Cover sheet for Adam's Gipsies' laughing Quadrille! as performed by the author's celebrated band selected from favourite songs in Mr. Ransford's Popular Entertainments of Gipsy Life and Character and The Wandering Tribe arranged for the piano forte by Thomas Adams.

This cover sheet has a central illustration, by C.Blair Leighton, of a woodland scene in the midst of which a group of gipsies are dancing to the accompaniment of a fiddler who is seated on a tree root.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph, ink on paper
Brief description
Outer cover for a set of sheet music for 'Adam's Laughing Gipsies' Laughing Quadrille', published by E.Ransford, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
The cover sheet has a central illustration of a woodland scene in the midst of which a group of gipsies are dancing to the accompaniment of a fiddler who is seated on a tree root.
Dimensions
  • Height: 32.5cm
  • Width: 24.6cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Summary
Cover sheet for Adam's Gipsies' laughing Quadrille! as performed by the author's celebrated band selected from favourite songs in Mr. Ransford's Popular Entertainments of Gipsy Life and Character and The Wandering Tribe arranged for the piano forte by Thomas Adams.

This cover sheet has a central illustration, by C.Blair Leighton, of a woodland scene in the midst of which a group of gipsies are dancing to the accompaniment of a fiddler who is seated on a tree root.
Other number
F96-36 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.169:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 17, 2010
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