Flora of our Alley

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Flora of our Alley
Additional title: Down in our alley a maiden fair dwells, hansome and winning there's none that excells. [first line]
Additional title: Flora's my darling, the light of my life. [first line of chorus]
Quin, J. Scrugham (Composer)
Quin, J. Scrugham (Lyricist)
Thorburn (Illustrator)
Sedgwick, Frank A. (Dedicatee)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Boston ; New York ; Chicago
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Content: Cover design by Thorburn.
Content: Chorus arranged for four-part chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).
Content: Summary: Flora is the girl who lives in the alley whom all the men adore.
Content: Dedication above caption title: To my friend Frank A. Sedgwick, leader Opera House Orchestra, Hartford, Conn.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J. Scrugham Quin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12581730-c591-012f-7560-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Flora of our Alley" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Flora of our Alley" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Flora of our Alley Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Flora of our Alley