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The Cricket Fiddler. A Recitation for Young Violinists. The music to be played, as arranged, after each verse

Figure descriptions
A woman sits on a wooden cart and holds a child in her lap. It is winter. The child wears a scarf around their head. Both figures are bundled up in large cloaks. The woman holds the child’s hands up to her mouth and appears to warm them. There is a bundle of sticks on the ground next to the cart. Bare trees line the background. Full-page illustration contained within a double-ruled border.
The hand-drawn poem title, “THE CRICKET FIDDLER A RECITATION FOR YOUNG VIOLINISTS. The music to be played, as arranged, after each verse.” is contained within a single-ruled rectangular border. There are music notes behind the beginning of the title. A woman’s face is placed to the left of the title. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket carrying a fiddle over its shoulder. The cricket wears a hat with feathers and a coat with tails. It carries a small satchel in its left hand. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. The following phrase appears above the music in hand-drawn lettering: “Music by Julius Eichberg” and “Violin.” “Not fast” appears below the first set of staff lines. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket carrying a bassoon over its shoulder. The cricket wears a hat with feathers and a coat with tails. It holds sheet music in its other hand and appears to be reading. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket playing a cello. The cricket wears a large, triangular hat with feathers and a coat with tails. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. The word “dol.” appears between the groups of staff lines. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket playing a brass horn. The cricket wears a shako hat and a jacket. A piece of sheet music is clipped to the instrument. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket playing a tambourine. The cricket holds the instrument high above its head and looks up toward it. It wears a hat, a t-shirt, and a necklace. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket playing an accordion. The cricket holds the illustration high above its head. It wears a dark-coloured shirt with light, large buttons and a pointed collar. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket conducting. The cricket holds its baton high above its head with its right hand and looks up toward it. There is a music stand that holds sheet music in front of the cricket. The cricket holds onto the sheet music with its left hand. It wears a top hat and jacket with tails and a high, pointed collar. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket conducting. The cricket holds its hands up to its head and appears to be shocked or panicked. Its baton flies through the air. The cricket wears a top hat and jacket with tails and a high, pointed collar. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket carrying an umbrella and walking in the rain. The cricket holds a brass horn under its arm. It wears a hat and collared jacket. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. 1/8 page.
Anthropomorphic illustration of a cricket playing a fiddle in the rain. The cricket wears a hat and jacket. There is hand-drawn music next to the cricket. The word “slower.” appears above the top group of staff lines. 1/8 page.
A frog rides a cricket as it jumps and breaks through a circular object. The object appears to be made of paper or a similar material. On the ground in front of the cricket, a frog does the splits with its arms stretched out above its head. This frog’s mouth is wide open and it appears to be vocalizing. A curved object stretches across the background; there are poles placed in the ground that keep the curved object in place. A third frog sits on this object at the right side. The frog reaches out toward the cricket’s back leg. There are grasses and weeds scattered across the ground. Most of the illustration is contained within a rectangular single-ruled border, but the frog riding the cricket extends above the top edge. 1/4 page.
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