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2004/134/2 Catalogue, sheet music, 'J Stanley Johnston Music Catalogue', paper, published by J Stanley Johnston Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1949 - 1950. Click to enlarge.

Sheet music catalogue by J Stanley Johnston

Published
J Stanley Johnston was one of Sydney's sheet music retailers during the mid twentieth century. By the 1930s Johnston's were firmly established at their 437 George Street premises and by the 1950s were having success selling a range of musical items including musical instruments, sheet music, radios and records. Around this time they also established Stanley Johnston's Musical Industries which is possibly where the Johnston 5 key fife was built. This catalogue represents a range of the sheet …

Summary

Object No.

2004/134/2

Object Statement

Catalogue, sheet music, 'J Stanley Johnston Music Catalogue', paper, published by J Stanley Johnston Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1949 - 1950

Physical Description

Catalogue booklet containing lists of available sheet music from J Stanley Johnston Pty Ltd. 144 pages of mainly lists but some advertisements for other products near front and end of catalogue. There are two pages of black and white photos of the J Stanley Johnston shop showing the different departments in the business and giving an overview of the products available. Colour cover with company name at top in gold print on blue ground and a series of illustrations down one side of different situations of music performance.

Marks

Handwritten on title page, in pencil, '(line) / $35'

Dimensions

Height

179 mm

Width

117 mm

Depth

10 mm

Production

Notes

The catalogue was published by J Stanley Johnston Pty Ltd in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia between 1949 and 1950.

The catalogue was produced annually as a regular catalogue of available sheet music from J Stanley Johnston, Sydney.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2004

Acquisition Date

24 September 2004

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sheet music catalogue by J Stanley Johnston 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 September 2021, <https://ma.as/346820>

Wikipedia

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