The belle of poverty flats

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Names
Fitzgibbon, Dave (Composer)
Arnold, Chas. (Lyricist)
Vaughn, Theresa (1867-1903) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Newspaper carriers -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1890-1899
Musicals
Poor women
Horn, Winnie
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes reproduction of a signed photograph of Theresa Vaughn costumed as Winnie the news-girl, wearing a hat and dark dress.

Content : On cover: The one song of its kind...introduced and sung by Miss Theresa Vaughn in her famous impersonation of The New York soubrette news girl with Rice's Excelsior Jr. Co. at Hammersteins Olympia Theatre.

Content : Verso of title page provides extensive background on Winnie Horn, newspaper girl at 6th Avenue and 23rd Street, New York City, on whom the song is based.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Chas. Arnold ; music by Dave Fitzgibbon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 054c8190-c590-012f-9c8a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The belle of poverty flats" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-155d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The belle of poverty flats" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-155d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). The belle of poverty flats Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-155d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The belle of poverty flats