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Topic: piano

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Piano della città, e porto di Sant'. Agostino.

Piano della città, e porto di Sant'. Agostino.

Scale ca. 1:47,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1640 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ... more

[The piano]

[The piano]

Kennedy, 141 (fourth state). Signed with butterfly on plate. Coll. marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) and H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a). Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Li... more

Farmer Giles & his wife shewing off their daughter Betty to their neighbours, on her return from school / Drawn by an amateur - etch'd by Js. Gillray.

Farmer Giles & his wife shewing off their daughter Betty to their neig...

Cartoon showing plump girl playing piano. Her parents gloat nearby while others appear less interested. Forms part of : British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress).

A German mountebank blowing his own trumpet at a Dutch concert of 500 piano fortes!! / Yedis, invt. ; G. Cruikshank, fect.

A German mountebank blowing his own trumpet at a Dutch concert of 500 ...

"Logier, the music-master, is delivering one of his musical lectures with demonstrations by his pupils..." (Source: George); with integral text leaf. The title continues: or A natural [followed by A natural in ... more

Corections [sic] de la Sonate pour piano 109, [i.e. 111]

Corections [sic] de la Sonate pour piano 109, [i.e. 111]

par Beethoven. (statement of responsibility) Holograph. Caption title ("109" crossed out, "111" added later). Previously owned by H.W. Ernst. Cf. The Library of Congress quarterly journal of current acquisition... more

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith...

Music cover with eight vignettes of caricatures of blacks. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1436.

Keith's Quick Step, arranged for the piano forte by Joseph W. Turner

Keith's Quick Step, arranged for the piano forte by Joseph W. Turner

Music cover showign Keith's Music Publishing House, corner of Court St. and Cornhill, Boston. LOT subdivision subject: Business establishments. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old capti... more

Twelve preludes and voluntaries for organ, or piano with aeolian attachment, book 1

Twelve preludes and voluntaries for organ, or piano with aeolian attac...

cover page only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyri... more

L'air

L'air

Print shows balloon floating in background near a windmill, while in the foreground a man plays the piano for a woman (singer?), and children play with a kite and other toys. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical... more

Louis M. Gottschalk

Louis M. Gottschalk

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side: Lous M. Gottschalk (pianist). Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogra... more

Louis M. Gottschalk

Louis M. Gottschalk

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Noted Pianist; He accompanied Patti on tour of Mexico; "Illustrated News" p. 301; is said to be as good as any living performer of his time. Credit line: Br... more

Star Spangled Banner, transcribed for the piano by Charles Voss

Star Spangled Banner, transcribed for the piano by Charles Voss

Music cover illustrated with Union soldier holding U.S. flag. Same image as "Our Country's Flag" (LC-USZ62-89329). LOT subdivision subject: Flags. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and i... more

Secretary Chase's Grand March, composed for the piano

Secretary Chase's Grand March, composed for the piano

"To the Hon. Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury." Music cover illustrated with fifty dollar United States Treasury note on top of 2 other U.S. Treasury notes. LOT subdivision subject: Money. Title and ... more

The story of Gettysburg Music composed for the piano, respectfully dedicated to H. T. Helmbold, manufacturer of Helmbold's Extract Buchu / / J. Queen del.

The story of Gettysburg Music composed for the piano, respectfully ded...

Drawing for sheet music cover, published as A Message from the Battlefield, composed by Mark Hassler, shows wounded soldier surrounded by man, women, and a boy, with a bottle of Buchu on the bedside table.

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Mr. Wehli's left hand

Copyrighted by Max Strakosch. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Be played on 9 pianos - written and sung by William Arlington of Arlington's Minstrels

Be played on 9 pianos - written and sung by William Arlington of Arlin...

Music cover showing woman surrounded by pianos. Title is partially written in musical notes.

[Woman giving little boy piano lesson]

[Woman giving little boy piano lesson]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1932:0083). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[Portrait of the Grant family above a piano in the Red Room of the White House]
Grand piano "show off"; or, The salesman's assistant

Grand piano "show off"; or, The salesman's assistant

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Grand piano "show off"; or, The Salesman's assistant

Grand piano "show off"; or, The Salesman's assistant

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Milo Benedict piano compositions

Milo Benedict piano compositions

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The celebrated Sohmer pianos are preferred by the leading artists / G.E. Ciani.

The celebrated Sohmer pianos are preferred by the leading artists / G....

Man playing piano on cloud, surrounded by cherubs and text promoting Sohmer pianos. 25388R U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Sohmer & Co.

[Josef Hofman, 1876-1957, full length portrait, standing, facing slightly right; by piano with sign "Weber"]

[Josef Hofman, 1876-1957, full length portrait, standing, facing sligh...

Card photograph copyrighted by Napoleon Sarony. No. 25. cf. America's Yesterdays, p. 298. This record contains unverified data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Musical instru... more

Interior of the Ponce de Leon Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida

Interior of the Ponce de Leon Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida

Grand piano in center. Photo copyrighted by George Barker. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Fla. S- A-; Hotels Fla.; Photog. Index; ... more

Jỏzio Hofmann / Falk.

Jỏzio Hofmann / Falk.

Josef Hofmann, full-length studio portrait, standing with right arm resting on keyboard of piano, facing front. 14687T U.S. Copyright Office. Falk 949 Broadway, N.Y. Copyright 1888 by B.J. Falk, N.Y. No. 5.

"For he's a jolly good fellow, so say we all of us" / Th. Nast.

"For he's a jolly good fellow, so say we all of us" / Th. Nast.

Santa Claus playing piano. Illus. in: Thomas Nast, Christmas Drawings for the Human Race, c1889. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Music; Santa Claus; Christmas; Pub. Ind.

[George Steck, piano manufacturer, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right] / Eugen Kegel, Cassel.

[George Steck, piano manufacturer, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: George Steck, New York, N.Y. Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Autobiographical statement is in the Supplemental Biographical File. In 1894, John Boyd Thacher reques... more

Busoni

Busoni

Postcard showing Ferruccio Busoni, half-length portrait, seated at piano, facing right.

Style 17 - upright piano-forte designed and manufactured by Henry F. Miller & Sons Piano Co., Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
Style 19. Upright piano-forte, designed and manufactured by Henry F. Miller & Sons Piano Co., Boston, Mass.

Style 19. Upright piano-forte, designed and manufactured by Henry F. M...

Photo copyrighted by Henry F. Miller & Sons, Piano Co., Boston, Mass. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Mass. Boston Misc.; BI; Ads. Misc.; Music... Pianos; Adv... more

A. Rubinstein

A. Rubinstein

Photograph shows Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein, Russian pianist and composer who founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

[Aileen Bell, full-length portrait, facing left, playing a piano]

[Aileen Bell, full-length portrait, facing left, playing a piano]

Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection of photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell family. Aileen Bell used on a "no conflict" basis.

A. Rubinstein

A. Rubinstein

Photograph shows Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein, Russian pianist and composer who founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Title from data provided by the Bain News Servi... more

Ludwig Van Beethoven, 1770-1827

Ludwig Van Beethoven, 1770-1827

Full lgth., seated, facing right; leaning on piano with eyes closed. Engraving? after painting by Lemud. Copyrighted by Boussod-Valadon & Co. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card... more

Green Room, 1893, W[hite] H[ouse]

Green Room, 1893, W[hite] H[ouse]

Photograph shows the Green Room in the White House furnished with portraits, chandelier and piano. Title from item. On negative: 81297. Corresponding copy photoprint made by the Library of Congress from Johnsto... more

[Agnes Lee playing piano]

[Agnes Lee playing piano]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Francis Watts Lee collection (Library of Congress). Accession box no. DLC/PP-2015:052.527

Paloma Schramm

Paloma Schramm

Full lgth., seated at piano, facing right; with a younger sister standing beside.

Paloma Schramm

Paloma Schramm

Full lgth., seated at piano, right profile; with her piano teacher. Photoprint copyrighted by F.M. Stiffler, Los Angeles, Calif. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Josef Casimir Hofmann, 1876-1957

Josef Casimir Hofmann, 1876-1957

Pianist; 3/4 lgth., standing, facing right; left elbow on piano. Photoprint copyrighted by B.J. Falk. No. 33. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Musical inst. Pianos;... more

Mathews & Bulger presenting rag time opera, By the sad sea waves

Mathews & Bulger presenting rag time opera, By the sad sea waves

45216 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Playing "to beat the band!" Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Dunne & Ryley. N.Y. no. 8165. Forms part of: Theatr... more

"Mrs. Rinehart and children at piano; all children standing"

"Mrs. Rinehart and children at piano; all children standing"

Photograph shows three young boys standing next to woman sitting at the piano.

"Love's young dream"

"Love's young dream"

Two children at piano. Copyright by the Ullman Mfg. Co., New York.

[Interior view of room showing furniture, piano, and chandelier]

[Interior view of room showing furniture, piano, and chandelier]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 287. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[Group of American soldiers posed under thatched-roof outside, piano and man with violin, San Roque (Cavite), Philippines]

[Group of American soldiers posed under thatched-roof outside, piano a...

Photoprint copyrighted by George C. Dotter. No. 214. Better print in George C. Dotter, The Philippines through a camera, Los Angeles, 1899 (DS659.D72). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Room with piano, potted palms, and classical statues and friezes]

[Room with piano, potted palms, and classical statues and friezes]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 240. In album: "3rd Division."

Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. Leginska is listening to a battery-powered radio. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 201... more

Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2016) Title from data provided by the Bain News Servi... more

Larrmore (seated at piano)
Johnson [seated near piano]
Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2016) Title from data provided by the Bain News Servi... more

Paderewski

Paderewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Cong... more

Barth at piano
Paderewski and Siloti

Paderewski and Siloti

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) with Ukrainian American pianist and composer Alexander Ilyich Siloti (Ziloti) (1863-1945). Title from data provided by the Bain New... more

Cahill [standing near piano]
Smalle playing piano
Nikisch (piano forte)
Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2016) Title from data provided by the Bain News Servi... more

Johnson [seated near piano]
Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. She is with her children at Christmas. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2016) Title fr... more

Lena Askwell playing the piano
Cahill [seated at a piano]
Paderewski

Paderewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) probably with his wife Helena Paderewska. Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George ... more

Soloman House interior -- piano
Lee at piano
Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2016) Title from data provided by the Bain News Servi... more

At the spinet / Allen.

At the spinet / Allen.

Photograph for book illustration shows woman, in period costume, playing a spinet piano. Title from item. Signed on mount. On verso: Illustration for old costumes. Agnes Whiting. F.S. & M.E. Allen, Deerfield, M... more

Paderewski

Paderewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Cong... more

Thomas at piano
Cahill [standing near piano]
Johnson [standing near piano]
Wladislaw Wroblewski, Paderewski, and Stefan Grotowski

Wladislaw Wroblewski, Paderewski, and Stefan Grotowski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Cong... more

J.C. Smith (piano/composer)
J.C. Smith [at piano]
Blackton family

Blackton family

Photograph shows film director J. Stuart Blackton (1875-1941), his wife, actress and film director Paula Hilburn who is seated at a piano; and their two children, Violet Virginia Blackton (1910-1965) and Charle... more

Bauer at piano
Paderewski

Paderewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941). Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Cong... more

Seeing Piano off
Dalhart

Dalhart

Photograph shows singer and songwriter Vernon Dalhart (1883-1948) with a young woman at the piano. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

J.C. Smith [at piano]
Leginska

Leginska

Photograph shows Ethel Leginska, born Liggins (1886-1970) who was a British pianist, music teacher, composer and conductor. Leginska is with her children who are holding dolls, in front of a Christmas tree. A S... more

Fitziu (at piano)
Paderewski

Paderewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) probably with his wife Helena Paderewska. Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Forms part of: George ... more

Burke standing near piano - singing
Paderewski, Mme. Josef Adamowska, Emily Napieralska, W. Wroblewski

Paderewski, Mme. Josef Adamowska, Emily Napieralska, W. Wroblewski

Photograph shows Polish pianist and composer Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) giving medals to women and a man. Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative, Forms part of: George Grantham... more

[Marsden J. Perry home, Providence, Rhode Island. Interior scene, detail of piano, crystal chandelier, mirror, and door]
Nat'l Dem. Conv. (pianist)
Larrmore (seated at piano)
[Ornate interiors of Chandler Hale house, 1001 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., showing piano, fireplaces, and china closet]

[Ornate interiors of Chandler Hale house, 1001 16th St., N.W., Washing...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 81027. Caption card tracings: BI; Geogr.; Interiors.

Johnson [standing near piano]
Cahill at Piano
J.C. Smith (piano/composer)

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