Crossing the Brook

Thomas S. Sinclairca. 1870

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Crossing the Brook
  • Creator: Thomas S. Sinclair
  • Date Created: ca. 1870
  • Subject Keywords: American Studies, music
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed, lower right: “T. Sinclair’s Lith. Philad.”; lower center: “Boston, Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of Robert C. Lancefield (B.A. Wesleyan 1982, M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 2005), 1995
  • Materials & Techniques: Color lithograph on white wove paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Sheet music cover for black-ink lithographed voice and piano score (7 pp.) for “Crossing the Brook” or “Little Clara Lee” (“Written by N. Gray,” “ Composed by Ch. Blamphin”), apparently a rather obscure popular song.
  • Dimensions: 1881
  • Bibliography: See donor file; see OCLC record no. 26008575 for same composition as published by Sherman, Hyde & Co. (San Francisco), 1871
  • Associated People: Created by Thomas S. Sinclair (American, ca. 1805 - 1881)
  • Accession Number: 1995.28.1