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Title
The absent-minded beggar
Additional title: When you shouted "Rule Brittania ," when you've sung "God Save the Queen," [1st line of song]
Names
Sullivan, Arthur, Sir (1842-1900) (Composer)
Ross, Helen K. (Owner)
Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1900
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: The Daily Mail Publishing Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
South African War, 1899-1902
Coins
Bowler hats -- 1900-1909
Soldiers -- British -- 1900-1999
War bonds & funds
Patriotic music
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Supplement to the Philadelphia Times Sunday, March 4th 1900. The Sunday Times Song Supplement.
Content: Cover designed by Griffith, includes drawing of a British solder carrying a gun. Also includes images of coins falling into Derby hats against decorative background.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover Helen K. Ross.
Statement of responsibility: words by Rudyard Kipling ; music by Arthur Sullivan.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d20b330-c594-012f-fd49-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1900: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The absent-minded beggar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The absent-minded beggar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1900). The absent-minded beggar Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ecc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The absent-minded beggar