Stephen Collins Foster

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
    S.C. Foster's Admired Songs & Ballads. Hard Times Come Again No More.
    Place & Publisher Musical Bouquet Office, 192 High Holborn London
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Caricatures, National Emblems, Distress, Optimism
  • [n.d.]
    My Old Dog Tray.
    Place & Publisher T.E. Purday, 50 St. Paul's Church Yard London
    Subjects:Pets, Devotion, Time
  • [n.d.]
    Oh! Susanna.
    Place & Publisher Musical Bouquet OFfice, 197 High Holborn London
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Monkeys, Palm trees, Horse-back riding, Couples, Courtship & love
  • [n.d.]
    Musical Bouquet Negro Songs. The Old Folks at Home. The New and Popular Negro Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Musical Bouquet Office, 192 High Holborn St. London
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Palm trees, Rowboats, Banjos, Dancing, Aged persons, Time, Children, Families
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    Poor Old Joe. The Popular Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher C. Sheard, Musical Bouquet Office, 192 High Holborn London
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Caricatures, Barrels, Musicians, Aged persons, Emotion--pain, Time, Human life cycle, Death
  • [n.d.]
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. The Songs and Ballads of Miss Catharine Hayes. No.6. Ah! My child (Ah mon fils), from "La Prophete."
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Death, Religion, Prayer
  • [n.d.]
    Musical Bouquet Favorite American Melodies. Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming. Solo and Quartette.
    Place & Publisher Musical Bouquet Office, 192 High Holborn London
    Subjects:Eagles, National Emblems, Lutes, Courtship & love
  • 1846
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. There's a Good Time Coming. Song.
    Place & Publisher Peters & Field Cincinnati
    Subjects:Optimisim, War, Religions, Ethics
  • 1847
    Jim Crow Jubilee. A Collection of Negro Melodies.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Singing, Dancing, Stringed instruments, Aged persons, Death, Slavery
  • 1847
    Jim Crow Jubilee. A Collection of Negro Melodies.
    Place & Publisher Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row Boston
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Singing, Dancing, Stringed instruments, Aged persons, Death, Slavery
  • 1848
    Music of the Great Southern Original Sable Harmonists, The Best Band of Singers in the United States.
    Place & Publisher Millets Music Saloon, 329 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Palm trees, African Americans, Caricatures, Angels, Aged persons, Death, Slavery
  • 1848
    Songs of the Sable Harmonists. Susanna.
    Place & Publisher G. Willig, Jr., 197 Baltimore St. Baltimore
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Homecomings, Accidents, Death, Dreaming
  • 1848
    Music of the Great Southern Original Sable Harmonists, The Best Band of Singers in the United States.
    Place & Publisher Millets Music Saloon, 329 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Palm trees, African Americans, Caricatures, Angels, Aged persons, Death, Slavery
  • 1848
    Songs of the Sable Harmonists. Uncle Ned.
    Place & Publisher W.C. Peters & Co. Louisville
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Death, Aged persons
  • 1848
    Music of the Great Southern Original Sable Harmonists, The Best Band of Singers in the United States.
    Place & Publisher Millets Music Saloon, 329 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Palm trees, African Americans, Caricatures, Angels, Aged persons, Death, Slavery
  • 1848
    Songs of the Sable Harmonists. Uncle Ned.
    Place & Publisher G. Willig, Jr., 197 Baltimore St. Baltimore
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Death, Aged persons
  • 1848
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Music of the Great Southern Original Sable Harmonists, the Best Band of Singers in the United States.
    Place & Publisher Millets Music Saloon, 329 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Angels, Portraits, Palm trees, African Americans, Caricatures, Country life, Dancing, Courtship & love, Widowers
  • 1849
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    Foster's Ethiopian Melodies. Nelly Bly. Twentieth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Domestic life, Singing
  • 1849
    Foster's Ethiopian Melodies. Nelly Bly. Twentieth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Domestic life, Singing
  • 1849
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Foster's Ethiopian Melodies. My Brudder Gum.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Slavery, Singing, Families
  • 1849
    Foster's Ethiopian Melodies. Nelly Was A Lady.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Cotton plantations--Virginia, Death
  • 1849
    Foster's Ethiopian Melodies. Nelly Was A Lady.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Cotton plantations--Virginia, Death
  • 1849
    Foster's Ethiopian Melodies.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love, African Americans, Caricatures
  • 1850
    Nelly Bly. 4th Edition.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Domestic life, Singing
  • 1850
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    Nelly Bly. Twentieth Edition.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Courtship & love, Domestic life, Singing
  • 1850
    Camptown Races. A Favorite Ethiopian Song.
    Place & Publisher F.D. Benteen Baltimore
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Horse racing
  • 1850
    Mary Loves The Flowers. Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1850
    Molly! Do You Love Me? Song.
    Place & Publisher F.D. Benteen Baltimore
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1850
    Molly! Do You Love Me? Song.
    Place & Publisher F.D. Benteen Baltimore
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1850
    Molly! Do You Love Me? Song.
    Place & Publisher F.D. Benteen Baltimore
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1851
    Farewell My Lilly Dear. A Plantation Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Good-byes, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Slavery
  • 1851
    Farewell My Lilly Dear. A Plantation Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Good-byes, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Slavery
  • 1851
    Farewell My Lilly Dear. A Plantation Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Good-byes, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Slavery
  • 1851
    Farewell My Lilly Dear. A Plantation Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Good-byes, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Slavery
  • 1851
    Ring De Banjo. New Ethiopian Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Singing, Slavery, Freedmen, Courtship & love
  • 1851
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    Old Folks at Home.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 277 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Caricatures, Aged persons, Time, Children, Families
  • 1851
    Farewell My Lilly Dear. A Plantation Melody.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., No.1 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Good-byes, Courtship & love, Marriage proposals, Slavery
  • 1852
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Laura Lee. Ballad. Arranged for the Guitar.
    Place & Publisher F.D. Benteen & Co. Baltimore
    Subjects:Courtship & love, Death, Emotion--pain
  • 1853
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Household Melodies. A Selection of Popular Songs. Duets, Trios & Quartetts. Arranged to Household Words. No.8. There's a
    Land of Bliss.
    Place & Publisher W.C. Peters & Sons Cincinnati
    Subjects:Religion, Death
  • 1854
    Foster's Melodies No.28. Hard Times Come Again No More.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Caricatures, National Emblems, Distress, Optimism
  • 1854
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    Foster's Melodies No.28. Hard Times Come Again No More. 25th Edition.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Caricatures, National Emblems, Distress, Optimism
  • 1855
    Foster's Melodies No.29. Some Folks.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Optimism, Pessimism, Happiness, Contentment
  • 1855
    Foster's Melodies No.29. Some Folks.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Optimism, Pessimism, Happiness, Contentment
  • 1859
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    Foster's Melodies. No.38. Parthenia to Ingomar. Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1859
    Foster's Melodies. No.38. Parthenia to Ingomar. Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1859
    Foster's Melodies. No.38. Parthenia to Ingomar. Song.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship & love
  • 1863
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. The Athenaeum Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Church and Sunday School by Horace Waters. While We Work For the Lord. [also contains text to "For a While the Heart Grows Warm," a Temperance Song, by C.P.M.].
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Religion, Devotion, Happiness
  • 1863
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. The Athenaeum Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Church and Sunday School by Horace Waters. The Bright Hills of Glory. [also contains text to "For a While the Heart Grows Warm," a Temperance Song, by C.P.M.].
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Religion, Devotion, Happiness, Death
  • 1863
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. The Athenaeum Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Church and Sunday School by Horace Waters. Don't Be Idle. [also contains text to "Read the Bible," by Mrs. M.A. Kiddee].
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Religion, Devotion
  • [1863]
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Waters' Golden Harp For Sunday Schools. Oh! 'Tis Glorious!
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Musicicians, Singers, Children, Harps, Furniture, Portraits, Religion
  • [1863]
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Waters' Golden Harp for Sunday School. There is a Land of Love.
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Musicians, Singers, Biblical references, Religion, Death
  • 1863
    A Soldier in de Colored Brigade.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Son & Co., 563 Broadway New York
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Civil war, Campaigns & battles
  • [1863]
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    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Waters' Golden Harp for Sunday School. We'll Still Keep Marching On. [also includes text to "Idle Words"].
    Place & Publisher Horace Waters, 481 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Musicians, Singers, Religion
  • 1879
    Old Folks At Home. Suwanee River Route to Florida.
    Place & Publisher A Souvenir Presented by the Georgia Southern & Florida R.R. [Firth, Pond & Co.] Macon, Georgia
    Subjects:Cactus, Railroads, Bridges, Bodies of water, Palm trees, African Americans, Caricatures, Aged persons, Time, Children, Families, Stephen Collins Foster
  • 1895
    [Foster-Hall Reproductions]. Where is Thy Spirit Mary. Song.
    Place & Publisher Geo. Mercer, Jr. Pittsburgh, PA
    Subjects:Death, Religion