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Title
Better than gold, or, Three wishes
Additional title: In a Pullman palace smoker sat a number of bright men. [first line]
Additional title: Just to be a child again at mother's knee. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Three wishes. [alternative title]
Names
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Arranger)
Starmer (Illustrator)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Wishing
Railroad travel
Love, Maternal
Family
Financial security
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Caption title contains photograph of Chas. K. Harris.
Content: Cover illustration contains drawings of two vertical columns of leaves and flowers drawn by Starmer.
Content: On cover: This song is founded on an incident which actually occurred in a parlor smoking car, and is respectfully dedicated to the traveling men and railroad conductors of the United States.
Statement of responsibility: by Chas. K. Harris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0bdab8c0-c590-012f-e1b7-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued
  • 1913: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Better than gold, or, Three wishes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1567-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Better than gold, or, Three wishes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1567-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). Better than gold, or, Three wishes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1567-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Better than gold, or, Three wishes