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Guide to the Victorian Sheet Music Covers Collection, 1826-1952
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Description
The Victorian Sheet Music Covers Collection consists of approximately 840 sheet music covers produced in the United Kingdom during the Victorian era, which depict various aspects of British life and culture at the time, and demonstrate the development of printing techniques including color lithography and embossing. While the majority of the items in the collection are only covers, a few pieces are still attached to their scores. Also included in the collection is a small number of news clippings with articles related to Victorian music and music hall performers.
Extent
4.60 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.