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Names
Byers, Ninian Edward (Composer)
Byers, Ninian Edward (Lyricist)
Kaemmerer, Frederick Hendrik (1839-1902) (Illustrator)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: N.E. Byers & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Couples
Betrothal
Love songs
Waltzes
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: New parlor songs by Ninian E. Byers. Cover includes portrait photograph of Byers.

Content : Attribution below caption title says: W. E. Byers. [sic]

Content : Summary: The narrator is enraptured by his girlfriend who has promised to marry him.

Content : Cover includes reproductions of a painting by Frederick Hendrik Kaemmerer showing a man and woman dressed in 18th century clothes, walking in a forest by a lake with a moon in the background.

Content : Handwritten dedication by the composer on cover at top center: The sisters, with compliments, Byers.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by W.E. Byers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: ee074bd0-c590-012f-e1d6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Brown eyed Nell" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Brown eyed Nell" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Brown eyed Nell Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Brown eyed Nell