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Sheet music - Harry Beard Collection

Harry Beard Collection

  • Object:

    Sheet music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1903 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kent, Sidney (artist)
    Rees, Ernest (lyricist)
    Stripling, Amere (composer)
    Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Museum number:

    S.195:1-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights written, composed and sung by Ernest Rees. It was published in circa 1903 by Francis, Day & Hunter, London.

The front sheet is cover with a pale blue wash and illustrated with a colour lithograph drawn by the artist Sidney Kent. It shows a man with ginger hair and beard, loose fitting brown trousers, a plain black coat and a striped waistcoat. He holds a hefty wooden stick in his right hand. A smaller illustration at the top right of the page shows the same man being reprimanded by a woman in a pale blue dress with a white lace colour and a black hat trimmed with a pale orange plume.

The back sheet is printed has with a list of Francis & Day and Hunter's 'Newest Popular Songs' and the inner cover is printed with the lyrics.

Physical description

Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins. The front sheet is cover with a pale blue wash and illustrated with a colour lithograph drawn by the artist Sidney Kent. It shows a man with ginger hair and beard, loose fitting brown trousers, a plain black coat and a striped waistcoat. He holds a hefty wooden stick in his right hand. A smaller illustration at the top right of the page shows the same man being reprimanded by a woman in a pale blue dress with a white lace colour and a black hat trimmed with a pale orange plume.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis & Day and Hunter's 'Newest Popular Songs' and the inner cover is printed with the lyrics.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca.1903 (published)

Artist/maker

Kent, Sidney (artist)
Rees, Ernest (lyricist)
Stripling, Amere (composer)
Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 34.5 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights, published by Francis,Day&Hunter, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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