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Inscription

left image printed in black ink: HAVERHILL; right image printed in black ink: EXETER; left center printed in black ink: W. Lydston Jr. del.; center printed in black ink: ON their tour of camp duty from Portsmouth to Haverhill.; right center printed in black ink: T. Moores Lith. Boston.; lower center printed in black ink: GREYS QUICK STEP, / Respectfully dedicated to / CAPT. JOHN C. PARK, / Officers & Members of the Greys. / Composed & arranged for the Piano / by / B.A.BURDITT, / Performed first time by the Boston Brigade Band / at the encampment in Portsmouth, July 31st 1839. / BOSTON. / Published by HENRY PRENTISS, No. 33 Court Street. / Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1839 by Henry Prentiss in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

Provenance

(Argosy Book Stores, New York, NY); purchased through the Mary E. Maxwell Fund by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1953; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

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