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Original engravings and wood cuts of musical subjects from various 19th-century sources such as

"The Illustrated London News" and "The Graphic"

Original antique engravings and woodcuts over 100 to 175 years old


Please click on the thumbnail images below to assess each antique print's condition. Minor foxing and/or age-appropriate toning is possible.
 

I Cannot Sing the Old Songs

(page of text on opposite side)

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"I Cannot Sing the Old Songs" by Miss A. Claxton

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
April 18, 1863

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

You See the Slender Spire that Peers

(see right for opposite side)

 

You See the Slender Spire that Peers

(see left for opposite side)

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"You See the Slender Spire that Peers"
The poetry by Douglas Thompson, Esq.
The music by Edward J. Loder, Esq.

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
July 6, 1844

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Russian National Anthem

(page of text on opposite side)

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"The Russian National Anthem"
Arranged by Frank Mori

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Sept. 20, 1856

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Toilet Mirror

(page of text on opposite side)

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"The Toilet Mirror"
Words by Bailey
Music by J. L. Hatton

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
April 19, 1845

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. NOTE PARTIAL RED "LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS" SUPPLEMENT STAMP LOWER LEFT MARGIN

$15

Home and Friends

(page of text on opposite side)

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"Home and Friends"
Written by Charles Swain, Esq.
Composed by J. Blewitt

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Feb. 7, 1846

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. SEE SOILING UPPER RIGHT CORNER.

$10

Peace At Home

(page of text on opposite side)

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"Peace at Home"
The poetry by G. Douglas Thompson, Esq.
The Music by Edward J. Loder

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
June 10, 1848

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. SEE SOILING LOWER CORNER.

$10

The Silvery Birch

(see right for opposite side)

The Silvery Birch

(see left for opposite side)

The Silvery Birch

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The Silvery Birch

(see left for opposite side)

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"The Silvery Birch"
J.L. Williams

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
May 1, 1852

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. FOUR PAGES (TWO SHEETS) TOTAL.

$20

The Iron Ship

(see right for opposite side)

The Iron Ship

(see left for opposite side)

The Iron Ship

(see right for opposite side)

The Iron Ship

"The Engagement: Twenty-five Minutes of Four"
Drawn by J.W. Carmichael

(see left for opposite side)

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"The Iron Ship"
The poetry by Charles Mackay
The symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Aug. 20, 1853

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. FOUR PAGES (TWO SHEETS) TOTAL.

$25

Brinsmead Pianos

(see right for opposite side)

The Toilet Mirror

(see left for opposite side)

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John Brinsmead & Sons Pianos
Advertisement

 
from "The Graphic"
March 9, 1889

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$35

State visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to the Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden

(page of text on opposite side)

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State visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to the Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
May 9, 1863

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15

Sketch at a concert given to poor Italians in London

(page of text on opposite side)

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Sketch at a concert given to poor Italians in London

 
from "The Graphic"
March 18, 1871

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15

Out of an Engagement

(page of text on opposite side)

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"Out of an Engagement" by J. Pettie

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
April 15, 1865
[coincidentally, the day Abraham Lincoln died]

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. PAPER LOSS LOWER LEFT CORNER.

$15

Our Philharmonic Society at its first rehearsal

(page of text on opposite side)

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"Our Philharmonic Society at its first rehearsal"
by J. E. Hodson

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
June 9, 1860

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15

Musical Supplement to the Illustrated London News English Songs and Melodies

(see right for opposite side)

Musical Supplement to the Illustrated London News English Songs and Melodies

(see left for opposite side)

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Musical Supplement to the Illustrated London News
English Songs and Melodies
The poetry by Charles Mackay
The symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop, Knt.

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
June 19, 1852

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. SEE FOXING. RED "LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS" SUPPLEMENT STAMP

$15

I Lay in Sorrow, Deep Distressed

(see right for opposite side)

Musical Supplement to the Illustrated London News English Songs and Melodies

(see left for opposite side)

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"I Lay in Sorrow, Deep Distressed"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
DEC. 20, 1851

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. SEE PAPER LOSS.

$15

I'll Be There!

(text printed on opposite side)

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"I'll Be There!"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
AUG. 9, 1845

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.
SEE LIGHT RUST(?) STAIN DOWN MIDDLE, AT THE TOP.

$15

Of Old-A-Spade

(text printed on opposite side)

Of Old-A-Spade

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Of Old-A-Spade"
Poetry by Charles Mackay
Symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
NOV. 3, 1855

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER (TWO SHEETS, FOUR PAGES TOTAL).

$20

'Mid the New-Mown Hay

(text and graphics
printed on opposite side)

'Mid the New-Mown Hay

(text and fashion graphics
printed on opposite side)

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" 'mid the New-Mown Hay "
Poetry by Charles Mackay
Symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
JULY 28, 1855

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER (TWO SHEETS, FOUR PAGES TOTAL).
MILD SOILING, MOSTLY ON BACK PAGE WITH MUSIC.

$20

The Village Choir at Rehearsal

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Village Choir at Rehearsal"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Dec. 16, 1871

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Village Choir at Rehearsal

(text printed on opposite side)

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Scene from new opera of 'Faust' at her Majesty's theatre

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
July 4, 1863

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. RUMPLED, TEARS, PAPER LOSS

$10
 

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