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Title
Baby's crossing dreamlands border
Additional title: Baby's crossing dreamlands border toa land all free from guile. [first line]
Additional title: Hushaby rockaby lullaby love. [first line of chorus]
Names
Travis (Illustrator)
Slafer, William E. (Composer)
Donnolly, Robert J. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Brooklyn
Publisher: Slafer & Ellis
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Lullabies -- United States
Dolls -- 1890-1899
Sleeping -- 1800-1899
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: May baby never know of guile or sorrow; mother watches over baby sleeping.
Content: Cover includes engraving by Travis of a baby holding a doll, sleeping in a bed.
Content: Pritned as a supplement to The World, Sunday, January 2, 1898.
Statement of responsibility: words by Robert J. Donnolly ; music by Wm. E. Slafer.
Date: Copyright date: 1897
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da2f2960-c591-012f-ad86-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby's crossing dreamlands border" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/710754a0-8057-4a32-e040-e00a1806173e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Baby's crossing dreamlands border" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 15, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/710754a0-8057-4a32-e040-e00a1806173e

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Baby's crossing dreamlands border Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/710754a0-8057-4a32-e040-e00a1806173e

Wikipedia Citation

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Baby's crossing dreamlands border