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Title
She may have seen better days
Additional title: She may have seen better days, when she was in her prime. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: While strolling along with the city's vast throng. [first line]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Windom, Wm. H. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894 (Inferred)
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Waltzes
Desertion
Poor women
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover at bottom right corner (partially mutilated): Kornder's [Music, 487 Fulton St., New York].
Content: On cover: As sung by W. H. Windom with Primrose and West's Minstrels.
Content: Original in poor condition.
Content: Cover includes a photograph presumably of W. H. Windom.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by James Thornton.
Date: Copyright dates: 1894, 1895
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10826013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b6d5d3a0-c58f-012f-5eba-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

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She may have seen better days" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dbf93f-be86-bbca-e040-e00a180650f9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "She may have seen better days" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dbf93f-be86-bbca-e040-e00a180650f9

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). She may have seen better days Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dbf93f-be86-bbca-e040-e00a180650f9

Wikipedia Citation

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She may have seen better days