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Columbia the gem of the ocean / written and composed by David T. Shaw
Shaw, David Taylor
Becket, Thomas à, ca. 1817-ca. 1871
Latimer, James D
San Francisco Examiner Musical Supplement
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
The Examiner
San Francisco
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
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For voice and piano.
Caption title.
"Musical supplement of the Sunday Examiner, May 29, 1898"--ill. t.p.
T.p. illustration: two naval battleships and submarine on maneuver in foreground, lighthouse in background and American flag above.
First line of text: O, Columbia! The gem of the ocean.
Variously ascribed to David T. Shaw or Thomas A. Becket.
"Latimer's Musigraph, S.F."--p. 4.
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: Yes
Advertisements: No
California Historical Society.
1 score (4 p.) : col. ill. ; 27 x 35 cm.
National songs--United States
Songs with piano
Battleships--United States
Flags--United States
Lighthouses--United States

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