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Title
The picture that is turned toward the wall
Additional title: Far away beyond the glamor of the city and its strife there's a quiet little homestead by the sea. [first line]
Additional title: There's a name that's never spoken and a mother's heart half broken. [first line of chorus]
Names
Graham, Charles, composer (Composer)
Graham, Charles, composer (Lyricist)
Arthur, Joseph (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1891

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Date Issued: 1891
Place Term: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Parental rejection
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Composer's note on cover: While witnessing a performance of "Blue Jeans' at the Fourteenth Street Theatre, N.Y., I was vividly impressed with the human pathos and passion so beautifully depicted in the last act. From this I have drawn the theme for "The picture that is turned toward the wall."

Content : Under caption title: pathetic song and chorus.

Content : On cover: Respetifully dedicated to Mr. Joseph Arthur.

Content : Stamp of dealer on cover: W. W. Knight & Son, 1645-47 Campa St., Denver Colorado - sheet music, music books, and musical instruments.

Content : Cover contains writing inside of a decorative border.

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music] by Chas. Graham.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: b6a63660-c58d-012f-064f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The picture that is turned toward the wall" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891 - 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The picture that is turned toward the wall" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1891 - 1891). The picture that is turned toward the wall Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eddf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The picture that is turned toward the wall