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Title
My dear little maid in the moon
Additional title: Maid in the moon so high, tell me, do you know? [first line]
Additional title: Perhaps some fine day, I'll be flying away. [first line of chorus]
Names
Owen, Anita (Composer)
Owen, Anita (Lyricist)
Tilwater (Illustrator)
Melrose, Fern (Singer)
Appleby, Jim (Owner)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1904, c1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Love songs
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration by Tilwater has a photograph of Fern Melrose in fancilful dress standing against the man in the Moon. At the right side 2 owls sit on a branch.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top center: Jim Appleby.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music] by Anita Owen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 858cdf50-c58f-012f-2672-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dear little maid in the moon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1904, c1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c156-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dear little maid in the moon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c156-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1904, c1894). My dear little maid in the moon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-c156-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My dear little maid in the moon