Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Antique Sheet Music

A few months ago I bought a bound book of antique sheet music from Beth ~ the book and papers are not in good shape so I plan to take it apart and use it in some collage pieces. I have bought several other pieces at various flea markets and even on ebay, so I now have a small collection ~ I love the graphics and the beautiful pictorials! I happened upon this site while doing some research - it is chock full of a huge library of sheet music from 1850-1920. Below are some of my favorites:

All images from the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections.
Almost midnight ~ time for some shuteye!


Maureen said...

Fabulous. Maybe you should laser copy them for collaging and keep the originals intact.

Stacey said...

Those are great! Thanks for sharing them. I had no idea they were so artsy.

Stacey said...

What wonderful images- Thanks for sharing!