On the benches in the park

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Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Collection

Published music.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: The New York Public Library
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-333
Topics
Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
Songs -- United States -- 1891-1900
Waltzes
Genres
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Notes
Content : "Dedicated to Wm. Jerome"--Printed above caption title.

Content : "Introduced and sung by 'The Little Mascot' Bonnie Thornton"--Printed beneath photograph of Thornton, center left of cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Cover illustrated by large photograph showing a promenade in an urban park with children in a goat-drawn carriage in the forground; attribution, Moss Photo Eng. Co.

Content : Covers separated and repaired with tape; edges trimmed.

Content : First line of chorus: On the benches in the park.

Content : First line of text: On a summer's evening, when the sun goes down.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Written & composed by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG00-C76
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14693489
UUID: 4818b060-c642-012f-8584-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1896: Created
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "On the benches in the park" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebe7340-d60f-b6e0-e040-e00a18060658

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "On the benches in the park" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebe7340-d60f-b6e0-e040-e00a18060658

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). On the benches in the park Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ebe7340-d60f-b6e0-e040-e00a18060658

Wikipedia Citation

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On the benches in the park