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Title
In the flat upstairs
Additional title: For they can sing, they can dance, and play on a piano grand. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In a ward surrounded by Tim Casey's Democrats, I live in a tenement that's known as Dooley's Flats. [first line]
Additional title: Sweet Nora O'Flynn. [alternative title]
Names
Williams, Lottie (Singer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Composer)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Robey, W. C. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago ; New York
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Pianos
Tenement houses
Parasols
Humorous songs
Songs, Irish
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes full-length photograph of Lottie Williams in costume, on a path near a garden.
Content: On cover: Another big hit for the American people...as sung with phenomenal success by Lottie Williams, "the queen of ideal soubrettes."
Content: W. R. Williams is a pseudonym for Will Rossiter (cf. LCNAF).
Content: Rear cover contains advertisement for song Sweet Nellie Bawn with another full-length photograph of Lottie Williams in costume carrying a parasol.
Statement of responsibility: [words by W.C. Robey; music by W.R. Williams].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 883b8910-c58e-012f-0b1b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "In the flat upstairs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "In the flat upstairs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1893 - 1893). In the flat upstairs Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f4f3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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In the flat upstairs