Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Sheet music - Harry Beard Collection
  • Harry Beard Collection
    Everard, George, born 1873 - died 1907
  • Enlarge image

Harry Beard Collection

  • Object:

    Sheet music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1894 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Everard, George, born 1873 - died 1907 (composer)
    Leighton, Harry, born 1871 - died 1913 (lyricist)
    Unknown (artist)
    Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand coloured lithograph print on paper.

  • Museum number:

    S.231:1-1989

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Outer cover of the sheet music for When we've got the ships published in London by Francis, Day &Hunter.
The front sheet features a single colour illustration. In the foreground is the singer Miss Marie Collins dressed in a pink skirt and shirt with a wide white bow at the neck. Her hair is loose and she wears a simple white, naval style, cap. The singer stands with her left elbow bent and one foot towards the front, as if preparing to march. A union jack is visible to her immediate right, and a wide green sea and large ship can be seen in the background.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's 'Newest Comic Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song and music and words for the first verse and chorus.

Physical description

Outer cover of the sheet music for When we've got the ships. The front sheet features a single colour illustration. In the foreground is the singer Miss Marie Collins dressed in a pink skirt and shirt with a wide white bow at the neck. Her hair is loose and she wears a simple white, naval style, cap. The singer stands with her left elbow bent and one foot towards the front, as if preparing to march. A union jack is visible to her immediate right, and a wide green sea and large ship can be seen in the background.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's 'Newest Comic Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song and music and words for the first verse and chorus.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca. 1894 (published)

Artist/maker

Everard, George, born 1873 - died 1907 (composer)
Leighton, Harry, born 1871 - died 1913 (lyricist)
Unknown (artist)
Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Hand coloured lithograph print on paper.

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Outer cover of the sheet music for When we've got the Ships published by Francis, Day &Hunter, circa 1894, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Lithography; Hand colouring

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.