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Sheet music - Harry Beard Collection

Harry Beard Collection

  • Object:

    Sheet music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. early twentieth century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lee, Bert, born 1880 (composer)
    Kent, Sidney (artist)
    Lee, Bert, born 1880 (lyricist)
    Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chromolithograph, intermediate pages composed of printed text

  • Museum number:

    S.187-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Bound sheet music for "Hi! There! Whoa!" written and composed by Burt Lee, sung by Ernest Shand and published by Francis, Day and Hunter, in circa 1908.
The front cover of is illustrated with a central image of a gentleman in a brown jacket which flares out at the hips, pale grey trousers and shiny black shoes with black bows decorating the toes. He also wears a large white bow tie, white gloves and carries a shining top hat in his left hand which he doffs towards the audience. Four couples all attired for weddings stand behind him.

The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's Latest Vocal Successes on the exterior and the lyrics of the song its interior.

Physical description

Bound sheet music for "Hi! There! Whoa!", the front cover of which is illustrated with a central image of a gentleman in a brown jacket which flares out at the hips, pale grey trousers and shiny black shoes with black bows decorating the toes. He also wears a large white bow tie, white gloves and carries a shining top hat in his left hand which he doffs towards the audience. Four couples all attired for weddings stand behind him.

The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's Latest Vocal Successes on the exterior and the lyrics of the song its interior.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca. early twentieth century (published)

Artist/maker

Lee, Bert, born 1880 (composer)
Kent, Sidney (artist)
Lee, Bert, born 1880 (lyricist)
Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Chromolithograph, intermediate pages composed of printed text

Dimensions

Height: 35.4 cm, Width: 25.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bound sheet music for Hi! There! Whoa! published by Francis, Day &Hunter circa 1908, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Chromolithograph

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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