Category Archives: Music

Victorian Sheet Music, 1900

One of the most fabulous items to collect is the colourful sheet music issued in the late Victorian period, when chromolithographic printing of colour was used, instead of the inferior reproduction processes of today. And how many times have you wondered, … Continue reading

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Bugle of Edward McCormick, 1901

Canada’s most famous bugle, used by teenager Edward McCormick, during the Boer War in South Africa, to play the Last Post over the graves of the Canadian dead after the Battle of Hart’s River, in March, 1902, was actually saved … Continue reading

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