The Irish discovery

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The Irish discovery
Additional title: Columbus sailed from Ireland, 'twas on Saint Patrick's day. [first line]
Additional title: Hey Columbus, captain Columbus sailed across the say. [first line of chorus]
Taylor, H. S. (Lyricist)
Herbert, J. B. (John Bunyan) (b. 1852) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Columbus, Christopher -- Journeys
Immigrants -- Irish
Immigrants -- Italian -- 1800-1899
Sheet music
Content: On cover: picture of a police officer pointing with his night stick.
Content: On cover: Irish character songs.
Statement of responsibility: words by H.S. Taylor ; music by J.B. Herbert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4c922360-c58f-012f-706f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Irish discovery" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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The Irish discovery