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Little Tim
Additional title: I shall lead you, in my fancy, not where ran and riches awe. [first line]
Additional title: Poor little Tim, dark days for him, no happy times like others boys see. [first line of chorus]
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.) (1857-1925) (Composer)
Clyde, Harry C. (Lyricist)
Anderton, Frederick (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Petrie Music Company
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Music Division
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes 3 drawing illustrating the song: 1) in center of cover a young Tim returns money to the banker; 2) At lower left, the banker is brought by Tim to his mother on her sick bed; 3) The bank with Tim and his mother dressed with good clothing in a comfortable home.
Content: On cover: As sung with great success by the eminent tenor Frederick Anderton. Cover includes a photograph of Frederick Anderton with a reproduction of his signature.
Statement of responsibility: music by H.W. Petrie ; words by Harry C. Clyde.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6804dc80-c58f-012f-bec6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Tim" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Little Tim" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 23, 2017.

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Little Tim