Mary’s Beauty

Sarony & Major1853

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Mary’s Beauty
  • Creator: Sarony & Major
  • Date Created: 1853
  • Subject Keywords: American Studies, music
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed, lower left: “Lith. of Sarony & Major, New York”; inscribed below image, center: “Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853 by J.W. Gougler in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania”
  • 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 (chromolithograph) on 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 published by Horace Waters (333 Broadway, New York) as a chromolithographic cover illustration for black-ink-lithographed voice and piano score (5 pp., attached) for song “Mary’s Beauty” (lyrics by George P. Morris; music by I.W. Gougler); price at time of publication, as per cover: 50 cents.
  • Associated People: Created by Sarony & Major (American, active 19th century)
  • Accession Number: 1995.16.1