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Item No: frkm123000
Title: The Gamut
Scripts/Text: Roman
Language: English
Physical Description: 23 leaves
Material: Laid paper, ink, watercolor
Category: Tune Booklet (Notenb├╝chlein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Manuscript music book.

Binding: Crushed brown paper.

Music throughout is on five-line staves, one line of music per tune. The title of each song takes up about 3/4 of the page (oblong sheets) and is decorated in watercolors with images of birds, trees, flowers, and geometric shapes.

Pasted inside front cover: "This book was made by Thomas Collins a brother of Jane Collins who was the mother of our dear Mother Jane Macnamara, afterwards Mrs. Dorlund. 1774 R. M Smith"

Written on reverse of last leaf: "Maria McNamara"

Written inside back cover: "Anna Wemyss Smith Bressler"

Also "Thomas Crollins 1774"


Associated Names: Smith, R. M.
Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:Pennsylvania

Image Dimensions Width: 15 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 123

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