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Title
The sweet face of my mother
Additional title: It's oft-times that I sit and think of days long passed away. [first line]
Additional title: That same dear sweet face, by the old fireplace. [first line of chorus]
Names
Barrett, Jos. (Lyricist)
Reckler, Robert (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place Term: [New York]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Reminiscing
Mothers
Bittersweet
Waltzes
Childhood
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : No cover.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Jos. Barrett ; music by Robert Recker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: fc16d8e0-c593-012f-4efe-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sweet face of my mother" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1c8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The sweet face of my mother" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 11, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1c8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). The sweet face of my mother Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f1c8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The sweet face of my mother