The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye

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Title
The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye
Additional title: He's very well known, is Algy, to the ladies on the stage. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The set of boys I chum with are the best known set down town. [first line]
Names
Norris, Harry B. (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)
Norris, Harry B. (Composer)
Banks, H. G. (Illustrator)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Rich people
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover contains drawing of Vesta Tilley dressed as a man with top hat and cane; inset contains a drawing of the crowds in front of the Burlington Arcade. Illustrations by H. G. Banks, lithograph.
Content: Melodic line of song (with tonic sol-fa notation) and texts of 2 additional verses printed on page 7.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Harry B. Norris.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94a4b610-c590-012f-0d74-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1630-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1630-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1630-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Piccadilly Johnny with the little glass eye