The jewel af Asia

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The jewel af Asia
Additional title: A small japanese once sat at her ease in a garden cool and shady. [first line]
Additional title: He call'd her the jewel of Asia, of Asia, of Asia. [first line of chorus]
Philp, James (Composer)
Greenbank, Harry (Lyricist)
Tempest, Marie (1866-1942) (Singer)

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
Geishas -- Japan
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: From the musical: The Geisha.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Greenbank ; music by James Philp.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 46725820-c591-012f-afc3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The jewel af Asia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The jewel af Asia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2017.

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The jewel af Asia