An old faded picture

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An old faded picture
Additional title: An old faded picture, an old faded picture of mother, of mother so dear. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In an old dusty attic, in the house where I was born, I found an old picture, somewhat faded, partly torn. [first line]
Stephens, Ray. (Dedicatee)
Tidball, Cassius Clayton (Lyricist)
Bradt, Harry Earl (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: National Music Co.
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Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration includes profile of a woman in silhouette and a gathering of flowers.
Content: Dedication on t.p.: To the young American tenor Mr. Roy Stephens of the Hess Grand Opera Company.
Statement of responsibility: words by Cassius Clayton Tidball ; music by Harry Earl Bradt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6137abf0-c58d-012f-9d7d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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An old faded picture