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AMERICAN SHIP DISASTER Lost on the Lady Elgin Original Sheet Music

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On the evening of September 7, 1860, a steamship carrying 300 passengers named The Lady Elgin had a terrible accident and sunk on Lake Michigan. The passengers lost their lives; it was the largest lake ship disaster in U. S. History. The music was written by the Civil War popular song writer, Henry C. Work, and was published to commemorate the lives lost.

This original sheet music is in good condition. An lithograph of the boat in on the cover. There are notches down the left side which indicate that the music was removed from a book. A previous owner taped the left edge of the music over the notches.

The music measures 13 1/4" long and 10 1/8" wide. Published by J L Peters New York

We mail our music in archival boards and wrappers.


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1843 BOSTON ANTIQUE LITHOGRAPH State Street March Sheet Music

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HARVARD FRESHMAN RED Book Class of 1936 Vol.24

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AMERICAN SHIP DISASTER Lost on the Lady Elgin Original Sheet Music

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