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A splinter from my father's wooden leg

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Title
A splinter from my father's wooden leg
Additional title: As through life I sadly wander. [first line]
Additional title: Tis a splinter, just a splinter from my father's wooden leg. [first line of chorus]
Names
Wink, Josh (Lyricist)
Dillon, Harry (Lyricist)
Dillon, John (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Reminiscing
Fathers and sons
Peg legs
Interpersonal conflict
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: words by Josh Wink and Harry Dillon ; music by John Dillon.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c7ad090-c599-012f-f635-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A splinter from my father's wooden leg" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a6c901-0bb1-a1d9-e040-e00a18061ce9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A splinter from my father's wooden leg" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a6c901-0bb1-a1d9-e040-e00a18061ce9

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). A splinter from my father's wooden leg Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/98a6c901-0bb1-a1d9-e040-e00a18061ce9

Wikipedia Citation

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A splinter from my father's wooden leg