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
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of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.
The collection is open for research use.