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Title
Living pictures
Additional title: Oh, the pictures that I went to see, they have cost me lots of misery! [first line of chorus]
Additional title: On a warm summer's eve, I'd nothing to do. [first line]
Names
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Composer)
Thornton, James (1861-1938) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Adultery
Tableaux
Humorous songs
Waltzes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: An up to date comic song.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by James Thornton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69594fb0-c58f-012f-21e8-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Living pictures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c29cf8d-3086-b4ca-e040-e00a18063a50

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Living pictures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c29cf8d-3086-b4ca-e040-e00a18063a50

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). Living pictures Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c29cf8d-3086-b4ca-e040-e00a18063a50

Wikipedia Citation

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Living pictures