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Title
If I were only pretty
Additional title: A bonnie damsel in her garden, 'mid the flowers bright. [first line]
Additional title: If I were only pretty if I were sweet like you. [first line of chorus]
Names
Clyde, Harry C. (Lyricist)
Verner, H. C. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: Chicago ; London
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Courtship
Fairies
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Back over contains an advertisement reproducing first pages of 4 songs published by S. Brainard's Sons Co.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Harry C. Clyde ; music by H.C. Verner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 4d282f40-c590-012f-3635-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If I were only pretty" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "If I were only pretty" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). If I were only pretty Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15c7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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If I were only pretty