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Names
Lonsdale, J. J. (Lyricist)
Gabriel, Virginia (1825-1877) (Composer)
Nash, Percival B. (Cover designer)
Lonsdale, James (1777-1839 ) (Artist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Richard A. Saalfield
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Dead persons
Love
Reminiscing
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Summary: The narrator opens a book from which a dried flower drops, reminding him of his former girlfriend, now dead; the incident makes him remember her qualities.

Content : Published as the musical supplement to the New York Sunday Press. Sunday, December 1, 1901.

Content : Cover design by Percival B. Nash includes drawing of a woman in profile wearing a headscarf.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by J.J. Lonsdale ; music by Virginia Gabriel.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 8302ef10-c595-012f-0979-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruby" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruby" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1901). Ruby Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-efb1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ruby