Photo, Print, Drawing America. A national song
About this Item
- America. A national song
- An allegorical illustration on the cover of a patriotic song, dedicated to the "National Guards of Philadelphia." A pronouncedly decollete Columbia or Liberty figure sits astride a bald eagle which flies over the globe. The eagle clutches lightning bolts and an olive branch in its talons, while Columbia holds a scroll (probably the Constitution) and an American flag.
- Dela, Louis.
- Rosenthal, Lewis N.
- Lee & Walker.
Created / Published
- - Eagles--1850-1860
- - Liberty--1850-1860
- - Militias--1850-1860
- Sheet music covers--1850-1860.
- Sheet music covers--1850-1860
- - Entered . . . 1859 by Lewis Dela . . . Pennsylvania.
- - Lewis N. Rosenthal Lith. Phila.
- - Philadelphia, Lee & Walker, 722 Chestnut Street.
- - The Library's copy of the music cover was deposited for copyright on September 15, 1859.
- - Title appears as it is written on the item.
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1859-2.
- 1 print : lithograph printed in colors, on wove paper ; 36.9 x 28.3 cm. (image)
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 10615-34 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cph 3b35667 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b35667
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZ62-89289 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Chicago citation style:
Dela, Louis, Lewis N Rosenthal, and Lee & Walker. America. A national song. , 1859. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661594/.
APA citation style:
Dela, L., Rosenthal, L. N. & Lee & Walker. (1859) America. A national song. , 1859. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008661594/.
MLA citation style:
Dela, Louis, Lewis N Rosenthal, and Lee & Walker. America. A national song. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008661594/>.