Join us for a concert in the Museum with local fiddler and folksinger Emerald Rae. In addition to playing her original songs inspired by Scottish, Cape Breton, Irish and old time traditions, Rae will be playing 19th century ballads from sheet music featured in the special exhibition Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane.
Free for members or with Museum admission. Reservations required: Call (978)283-0455 x10 or reserve online at Eventbrite.
Saturday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. Emerald Rae Concert
(above left) The Old Arm Chair: A Ballad. Lithograph on paper (sheet music). Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by B. W. Thayer & Co. Lithography, Boston, 1840. Published by Oakes & Swan, Boston. Collection of the Cape Ann Museum. Museum purchase, 2012. (center) The Maniac. Lithograph on paper (sheet music). Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by Thayer’s Lithographic Press. Published by Parker & Ditson, Boston, 1840. American Antiquarian Society. (right) Sicilian Vespers. Lithograph on paper (sheet music). Drawn by F. H. Lane. Lithograph by Pendleton’s Lithography, Boston. Published by C. Bradlee, Boston, c.1832. Boston Athenaeum. Gift of Charles E. Mason, Jr., 1978.