Monday, February 7, 2011

Music with Canary artwork


Beautiful music score cover sheet from the archives of the Boston Public Library: My Pet Canary ballad by H. Avery.  The original artwork was produced by L. Prang & Co. between 1861-1897.   I wonder if H. Avery's lovely canaries sang along with this ballad?

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1 comment:

Paula said...

Any image adorned with mu feathered friends is coveted ... beautiful!
Thank you! :)