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Title
The prettiest girl of all
Additional title: Beneath the shade of an old oak tree, close to an old stone wall. [first line]
Additional title: The prettiest girl of all so plump, so cute and small. [first line of chorus]
Names
Simmons, E. F. (Composer)
Lamb, Arthur J. (1870-1928) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Edward A. Saalfeld
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration is a reproduction of a painting of a young girl, her back to a wall, holding up a flower in her right hand, and a gathering of flowers down at her side in her left hand. Illustration creator at bottom right corner (A. Zesse [?]).
Content: Name of composer on cover: E. L. Simmons; below caption: E. F. Simmons.
Statement of responsibility: words by Arthur J. Lamb ; music by E.L. Simmons.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a99b7b90-c58f-012f-2d8e-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. "The prettiest girl of all" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The prettiest girl of all" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). The prettiest girl of all Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The prettiest girl of all