The Gospel Bells Are Ringing

By: Samuel Wesley Martin

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Used. Very Good.


A vintage round die cut paper litho of Christian inspirational nature featuring the hymn, The Gospel Bells Are Ringing. The round disc measures 3-5/8 inches in diameter and carries only minor imperfections. On one side is pictorial artwork colored with pastels, of bells and apple blossoms on a blue background. The opposite side is the first stanza and refrain of he hymn by Samuel Wesley Martin, The Gospel Bells Are Ringing. Published by G. & W. Co., N. Y. C., Litho. in U.S.A. The first appearance of this hymn in publication that I found was in 1892 (copyright 1891) in The Canadian Hymnal. Samuel Wesley Martin (1839-1926) was a composer and arranger of sacred music, that he used in his position of organist at St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church in Chicago, Illinois from 1896 to 1912. Mr. Martin came in 1894 from his native country of England with his wife and two sons. It is reported that in 1899 at the dedication of a new organ Mr. Martin was ill, and his talented 12-year-old son, Reginald Martin, played in his stead. Aurelia Senn, donated the $6,000 for the Kimball Company organ in 1897. It was the third organ installed by this church. Reginald soon after was employed as organist at Church of the Ascension in Chicago. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Title: The Gospel Bells Are Ringing

Author/Composer: Samuel Wesley Martin

Categories: Books Christian,

Publisher: G. & W. Co, N. Y. C., Litho in U.S.A.:

Binding: Paper Die Cut

Book Condition: Used. Very Good.

Type: Paper Die Cut

Seller ID: 008670

Keywords: Vintage, collectible, die cut, florals, inspirational, hymns, gospel bells, samuel wesley martin, ephemera, paper, scrapbooking,