Original 1853 Sheet Music and Illustrations 'The First Cannon Shot!' October 15 1853 The Illustrated London News about the Crimean War. Poetry By Charles Mackay, Music by Henry Russell - FIRST PRINTING! -
Condition: Very Good, some foxing on edges, wrinkle in paper on top, good print, 10.5" x 16" tall.
The Crimean War between Britian, France and Turkey verses Russia lasted from October 1853 to February 1856 with the results of 500,000 casualties. This song was as the war drums began.
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