After the fair

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After the fair
Additional title: little maiden climbed an old man's knee. [first line]
Additional title: After the fair is over, just watch the rents come down. [first line of chorus]
Eldridge, Press (Actor)
Bonnell, Otto (Composer)
Eldridge, Press (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Chicago (Ill.)
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: Note at bottom of first page of music: If desired this song can be sung to the tuen of "After the ball."
Content: On cover: Press Eldridge's national "success."
Content: Cover includes photograph of Press Eldridge in blackface.
Statement of responsibility: written by Press Eldridge.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46a796a0-c58e-012f-37d2-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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After the fair