Friday, November 30, 2012

Print of the Day: Sheet music cover for "The Punchinello Quadrille," c. 1850

Punchinello Quadrille
Britain, 1850
The Victoria & Albert Museum

“The Punchinello Quadrille" was written by Henri Bohlman Sauzeau. Dating to about 1850, this sheet music cover for the popular song was published by W. Strange & Co. and the Musical Bouquet Office. The front cover depicts a scene of a Punch and Judy show above the music for the quadrille. The verso contains the first page of music for "The Magistrate" and "The Dog."

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