The dimple in her chin

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Title
The dimple in her chin
Additional title: My love is a brown eyed maid, with hair fo golden chestnut hue. [first line]
Additional title: Oh! that wicked roguish dimple in my darling lassie's chin. [first line of chorus]
Names
McHenry, Nellie (1852 or 3-1935) (Singer)
Maggio, Vincent (Composer)
Maggio, Vincent (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1897
Date Issued: 1899
Place: [s.n.]
Publisher: Vicent Maggio
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Marriage proposals
Waltzes
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Sung by the charming comedienne jolly Nellie McHenry. Cover includes photograph of Nellie McHenry.
Content: Printed as a musical supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Jan. 22, 1899.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at top right margin: W. H. Leonard, news dealer and stationer, 91 Congress St., Troy, N.Y.
Content: Summary: The narrator is entranced by many physical attributes of his girlfriend, but the dimple in her chin is the one he finds most attractive; when he asked her to marry it was the dimple that first revealed her affirmative answer.
Statement of responsibility: composed by Vincent Maggio.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff22d650-c591-012f-2b1a-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

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dimple in her chin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-176f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dimple in her chin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-176f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The dimple in her chin Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-176f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The dimple in her chin