It's only a portrait of mother

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Names
Fagan, Barney (Lyricist)
Fagan, Barney (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mothers and sons
Sailors -- American -- 1890-1899
Battles
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration features an old naval captain, with a dog by his side, shaking hands with a young sailor.

Content : On cover: excerpt from Chicago Tribune dated Sept. 24th 1899 describing the incident that the song is based upon.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Barney Fagan.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e87f3380-c594-012f-e957-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It's only a portrait of mother" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It's only a portrait of mother" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). It's only a portrait of mother Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec18-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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It's only a portrait of mother