The touch of a woman's hand

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Title
The touch of a woman's hand
Additional title: My home was such a dreary place. [first line of song]
Names
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Ford, Walter H. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Mothers and sons
Wives
Intuition
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Summary: The narrator speaks of his wife Grace who has made his dreary home beautiful through her touch; their child's growth has been enhanced by her touch.
Content: Cover design includes abstraction with a garland of flowers.
Statement of responsibility: words by Walter H. Ford ; music by John W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7257890-c595-012f-cb2a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The touch of a woman's hand" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efaa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The touch of a woman's hand" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efaa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The touch of a woman's hand Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efaa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The touch of a woman's hand