Item No: pdcj00060
Title: A. Fiot publisher of music, importer of musical merchandize [sic]. Wholesale & retail, No. 196 Chestnut Street Philadelphia. [graphic] : Piano, harps, guitars, violins, flutes, brass instruments, Italian strings &c&c / H. Dacre, del.
Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs
Advertisement containing a whimsical view surrounded by an ornamental border to promote the music store of Augustus Fiot. View shows cherubs playing and surrounded by instruments, including a cello, harp, trumpet, flute, guitar, and organ. Scene also includes sheet music resting on the floor and propped on a stand. The ornamental border includes a vignette, cherubs playing instruments (harp, cymbals, trumpet, flute), vinery, and floral details. Vignette shows a woman at a piano and a boy playing the flute at a recital in front of a small audience. Fiot began to publish music in 1835 with partner Leopold Meignan. The partnership operated until 1839. Fiot continued to operate a music store until 1855.
Free Library of Philadelphia: Jackson Collection of Early Lithographs - J 60
Lithographs -- Color -- 1840-1850.
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Dacre, Henry, b. ca. 1820, artist. - Artist
P. S. Duval & Son, printer. - Printer
Philadelphia: P.S. Duval's lith. - Publisher