A little boy for sale

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Title
A little boy for sale
Additional title: A little boy for sale, a little boy for sale. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: A mother was busy at work one day. [first line]
Names
Robson, Henry (Composer)
Robson, Henry (Lyricist)
Baldwin, C. A. (Arranger)
Ward, Chas. B. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: 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 printed primarily in red ink.
Content: On cover: Introduced and sung with great success by Chas. B. Ward, America's ballad reader with Primrose & West's "Monte Carlo" Co. Cover includes a photograph presumably of Chas. B. Ward.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Henry Robson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 610b61e0-c58f-012f-7490-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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-0660-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 September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0660-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-0660-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A little boy for sale