I'm nothing but a big wax doll

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Title
I'm nothing but a big wax doll
Additional title: For I'm nothing but a big wax doll [First line of chorus]
Additional title: The life of a doll is very hard, this some folks may not know [First line of song]
Names
Williams, Malcolm (Composer)
Williams, Malcolm (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Myll Bros.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Dolls -- 1890-1899
abuse
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Supplement to the New York World , Sept. 10th, 1899.
Content: Cover illustration features a large illustration of a naked girl doll with long blonde hair wearing only socks and shoes. Two smaller illustrations show the doll getting attacked by a dog and the dog leaving it in pieces.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Malcolm Williams.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8d5c190-c594-012f-0db6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm nothing but a big wax doll" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm nothing but a big wax doll" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'm nothing but a big wax doll Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'm nothing but a big wax doll