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The lost--(at last!)--chord.

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The lost--(at last!)--chord.
Additional title: Irate city dweller dispatches Italian organ grinder with a scuttle of coals

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Music -- Street Organ

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MUSIC-Stre
Barrel organ
Musical instruments
Street musicians -- 1800-1899
Organ grinders -- 1800-1899
Humorous pictures
Source identifier: PL (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Artist's initials on bottom right corner of image.
Content: "I know not of what he was dreaming, / As softly I stole aside, / And thoughtfully lifted a scuttle of coals, / And opened the window wide; / Though I judge from his satisfied simper / That his dreams were of anything, but / Of a blackened mound, and a muffled sound, / And a window suddenly shut."--lines of verse accompanying image.
Content: "The lost chord" is a song composed by Arthur Sullivan in 1877.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 12.3 x 6 cm.
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1965513
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17931252
Barcode: 33333159450929
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d34f63a0-c558-012f-1f5c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The lost--(at last!)--chord." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3918-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The lost--(at last!)--chord." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3918-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1892). The lost--(at last!)--chord. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-3918-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The lost--(at last!)--chord.