'Down-East Quick Step,' 1841

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Archer H. Townley composed "The Down-East Quick Step," which he dedicated to John Neal of Portland.

Neal (1793-1876) was an author and art critic and noted figure in Portland.

A. Shirley & Son printed the sheet music, which Townley published.

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  • Title: 'Down-East Quick Step,' 1841
  • Creator: Townley, Arthur H.
  • Creation Date: 1841
  • Subject Date: 1841
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 38 cm x 26 cm
  • Local Code: Sheet Music 20
  • Object Type: Text

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