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Thomas Sharkey's triumphant march

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Thomas Sharkey's triumphant march
Bushnell, Frederick H. (b. 1861) (Photographer)
Petrie, H. W. (Henry W.), 1857-1925 (Copyright holder)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Petrie Music
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-365
Boxers (Sports)
Marches (Piano)
Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
Content: "Respectfully inscribed to John H. Mandigo, Sporting Editor of the New York Sun"--Printed above caption title.
Content: Back cover includes a short biographical note on Irish-born Thomas Sharkey detailing his career as a prize fighter.
Content: Caption title.
Content: First verse begins with: All along the line you'll hear this shout.
Content: For piano.
Content: Includes 2 verses of song, beginning on p. 4.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Printed note at end of music: "Note: song ad lib."
Content: Thomas Sharkey. Matched with Jas. J. Corbett for a purse of $20,000 and championship of the world--Printed on cover beneath photograph of Sharkey, copyrighted 1896 by F.H. Bushnell.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: [by] H. W. Petrie.
Physical Description
Extent: 5 p. of music : ill. ; 36 cm.
Center seam separating; edges bent and torn.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693442
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 691b7120-c642-012f-ad34-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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Thomas Sharkey's triumphant march