A little boy for sale

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Names
Robson, Henry (Composer)
Robson, Henry (Lyricist)
Robie, J. (Owner)
Baldwin, C. A. (Arranger)
Ward, Chas. B. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mothers and sons
Children -- Death
Problem children
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes photograph of a small boy with umkempt hair dressed in ragged clothing. The caption reads: A little boy for sale inquire within.

Content : Cover printed primarily in red ink.

Content : Former owner's stamp on cover at top center: J. Robie.

Content : On cover: Introduced and sung with great success by Chas. B. Ward, America's ballad reader with Primrose & West's "Monte Carlo" Co.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by Henry Robson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5f991e40-c58f-012f-64c9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A little boy for sale" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A little boy for sale" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). A little boy for sale Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-065e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A little boy for sale