The captive

musical scoremusical score

For voice and piano; on two staves with interlinear words

  • Creator: Percy, John, 1749-1797.
  • Title: The captive / said to be written by Maria Antoniette Queen of France in the temple after the execution of Louis the XVIth ; (translated from the original) … ; the music compos’d by Mr. Percy.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for the author, No. 13 Tavistock Street, Bedford Square, [approximately 1793]

Catalog Record

File 74 793 P431+

Acquired April 2022

Rural beauty, or, Vaux-Hal Garden

description below

“View overlooking gardens, showing a band playing from the orchestra on the right; elegantly dressed figures strolling through gardens or seated at tables amongst trees; head-piece illustration to ‘The Musical Entertainer’, p. 21; with the score of a song below, all printed from the same plate.”–British Museum catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Bickham, George, 1706?-1771, printmaker.
  • Title: Rural beauty, or, Vaux-Hal Garden / the words by Mr. Lockman ; set by Mr. Boyce ; Bickham sc.
  • Publication: [London] : [G. Bickham], [1737?]

Catalog Record


Acquired February 2022

The celebrated ballad of Sweet robin

musical score

  • Creator: Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848.
  • Uniform Title: [Sweet robin]
  • Title: The celebrated ballad of Sweet robin, as sung at teh Theatre Royal by Mrs. Cooke : arranged with an accompaniment for the piano forté or harp / by T. Cooke.
  • Publication: London : Printed by Goulding, D’Almaine, Potter, & Co., 20, Soho Square, & 7, Westmorland Strt., Dublin, [1810?]

Catalog Record

Quarto 74 824 C773

Acquired June 2022