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Jenny Lind's Songs
  • John Henry Bufford
    1810–1870
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Jenny Lind's Songs, 1852–1855
  • Where object was made: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 335 x 251 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/16 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1071
Description
Exhibitions

Sheet music cover. Full-length portrait of female (Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale") with title and five songs and publisher listed below. Songs included in volume: The Dream; My Home, My Happy Home; I've Left the Snow Clad Hills; The Stars of Heaven are Gleaming; The Sea King's Bride.

Jenny Lind (1820–1887) was an operatic soprano from Sweden who retired from professional performance at age 29. However, she continued to perform to raise money for charity, including a popular American tour with P.T. Barnum in 1850.