The tin gee-gee

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The tin gee-gee
Additional title: I was strolling, one day, down the Lowther Arcade, that place for children's toys. [first line]
Additional title: The Lowther arcade. [alternative title]
Hall, Josephine (Singer)
Martin, Adelaide Leoms (Owner)
Cape, Fred (Composer)
Cape, Fred (Lyricist)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Toys -- 1890-1899
Top hats -- 1890-1899
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top center and right: Adelaide Leoms Martin, September 6, 1900.
Content: Texts to 6 additional verses printed on page 5.
Content: Cover illustration shows a drawing of a man in evening coat and top hat holding price signs in front of three shelves of several toy figures; a soldier carrying a cornet is on the top shelf.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right: H. R. Eisenbrandt Sons, music and musical instruments, 201 N. Charles St., Baltimore [Maryland].
Content: On cover: Sung by Josephine Hall in Mam'selle 'Awkins.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Fred Cape.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d37cc7b0-c58f-012f-0bc3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The tin gee-gee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The tin gee-gee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2018.

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The tin gee-gee