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My beautiful Irish maid
Additional title: Irish artist. My beautiful Irish maid. [uniform title]
Additional title: Oh! my love, how I've waited and long'd for you, dear. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We stand together, you and I, where we stood years ago. [first line]
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Singer)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Composer)
Burnside, K. (Owner)
Olcott, Chauncey (1858-1932) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Songs, Irish
Sheet music
Content : Cover contains 4 photographs of Chauncey Olcott wearing different costumes of the play. Cover also shows drawing of a female angel with palette "painting" one of the photographs of Olcott. Cover printed in red and blue.

Content : On cover: Chauncey Olcott's new sung by him in his new play "The Irish artist."

Content : Rear cover contains advertisement and opening page of "They didn't believe me" by Jerome Kern and Herbert Reynolds, c1914.

Content : Former owner's signature on cover at top right: K. Burnside.

Statement of Responsibility: [words and music by] Chauncey Olcott.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 82a2ba60-c58f-012f-872f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My beautiful Irish maid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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My beautiful Irish maid