Half-length portrait lithograph by Francis Davignon [D'Avignon] after a daguerrotype by P. Haas of the pianist in formal dress on the cover of his "Postillon Polka," the 7-page score of which is included
by STRAKOSCH, Maurice 1825-1887
New York: William Hall & Son. D'Avignon (ca. 1813-1861), born in France, was active in America from 1840 to 1860. He went into partnership with Mathew Brady in 1849 and went on to publish the noted Gallery of Illustrious Americans in 1850 reproducing Brady's daguerrotypes. "Mr. D'Avignon has incontestably no superior in the world as a lithographer." The Daguerrotype: An archive of source texts, graphics, and ephemera in the research archive of Gary W. Ewer. daguerreotypearchive.org.. 353 x 270 mm. Somewhat worn and browned; chipped at edges; small handstamp to lower left margin. (Inventory #: 27490)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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