Baby's crossing dreamlands border

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Baby's crossing dreamlands border
Additional title: Baby's crossing dreamlands border toa land all free from guile. [first line]
Additional title: Hushaby rockaby lullaby love. [first line of chorus]
Travis (Illustrator)
Slafer, William E. (Composer)
Donnolly, Robert J. (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Brooklyn
Publisher: Slafer & Ellis
Library locations
Music Division
Lullabies -- United States
Dolls -- 1890-1899
Sleeping -- 1800-1899
Sheet music
Content: Summary: May baby never know of guile or sorrow; mother watches over baby sleeping.
Content: Cover includes engraving by Travis of a baby holding a doll, sleeping in a bed.
Content: Pritned as a supplement to The World, Sunday, January 2, 1898.
Statement of responsibility: words by Robert J. Donnolly ; music by Wm. E. Slafer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da2f2960-c591-012f-ad86-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby's crossing dreamlands border" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1898.

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Baby's crossing dreamlands border