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Osborne quadrilles, new edition : composed in honour of the birth-day of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal / by Stephen Glover.
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Bound in the Mary Miller volume of songs and music, circa 1845-1885.
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This owner-bound volume belonged to a Mary Miller, Short Street, Balmain. There is a record of a WH Miller, painter and glazier, Short Street, Balmain in Sands Directory (1880). The music volume also contains the signature of an Aggie White (a relative of Mary's future husband?). There is a marriage between a Mary Miller and William White recorded in Balmain in 1883.
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For piano.
Plate no.: 9393.
Full publication information: London: Robert Cocks & Co. New Burlington Street, W, by special appointment, music publishers to her most gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, & His Imperial Majesty The Emperor Napoleon III.
After the death of Napoleon III in 1873, Robert Cocks changed the special appointment notice in his music publications to "His late Imperial Majesty the Emperor Napoleon III". This publication is before Napoleon's death.
Chromolithograph of the Princess Royal (Victoria, daughter to Queen Victoria) on the cover.
On cover above title: New edition No. [no number].
Bottom left hand corner of cover, trimmed off: No. 1. Solo, Price, 4/-; No.2. Duet, Price 4/-.
Back page is an advertisement for the publisher: "Robert Cocks & Co.'s recent publications. Note.- This list includes the latest novelties. Those marked thus * are illustrated". There is a no. 29 after this.
Dating based on the marriage of Princess Victoria to Prussian Prince Frederick in 1858. The lithograph seems to be based on a wedding portrait of the princess. Napoleon III was emperor from 1852 to 1870. It would seem that music was printed sometime between 1858 and 1870. Probably 1860s.
Running title: Osborne quadrilles. Stephen Glover.
Plate number 9393 centre bottom of each page.
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
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[between 1858 and 1870].
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London : Robert Cocks & Co. New Burlington Street, W, by special appointment, [etc],
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9393 ; Robert Cocks & Co
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3 pages ; 35 cm.
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music
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Between 1858 and 1870.
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