The Boulevards Quadrille

The Boulevards Quadrille

Creator
Thomas Packer
Stannard
De Lille, Gaston
Date
Circa 1978
Code
CH/5/6/5/44
Extent
Single sheet of paper
Level
Item
Repository
MoDA
Scope
Reproduced colour reprographic music sheet cover titled 'The Boulevards Quadrille'. Lithograph by Thomas Packer. Composed by Louis De Ville. Originally printed by Stannard & Dixon, London, circa 1872. Depicts title at the top with colour illustration below of a street scene in France. Left side shows buildings with shuttered windows, balconies and canopies. A wide pavement upon which is a crowd of people seated and standing, many of the men in military outfits. To the right is a wide road with military men and a horse and carriage visible. Printed below is the composer's name and the name of a London based piano makers firm, Metzler & Co.