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Our engine on the hill / words by Charles Rhoades ; music by G. T. Evans
Evans, George T. 1837-1876
Rhoades, Charley
Eastman, Harrison, b. ca. 1823
Monumental Engine Co. No.6 (San Francisco, Calif.)
Edward Bosqui & Company
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
M. Gray
San Francisco (609 and 613 Clay Street)
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library
California Sheet Music Project
Rights Information
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For voice, chorus (SATB) and piano.
Caption title.
"Edward Bosqui & Co., Printers, 517 Clay Street, S.F."--ill. t.p.
"Written and respectfully dedicated to the Members of Monumental Engine Co. No.6."--ill. t.p.
Cover illustration: fire engine engraved by Eastman.
First line of text: Come laddies and draw up your chair.
First line of chorus: Our engine that's hous'd on the hill.
Additional verses printed as text on p. 5.
Publisher's advertisement on p. [6].
Record created as part of the California Sheet Music Project.
Bound: No
Variant: No
Illustrated cover: No
Advertisements: No
California Historical Society.
Wood engravings.
1 score (5, [1] p.) : ill. ; 28 x 36 cm.
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Songs with piano
Fire engines--Songs and music
Fire fighters--California--San Francisco--Songs and music
Fire engines & equipment--1868
Wood engravings

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