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Music - 'E Dunno Where 'E Are

'E Dunno Where 'E Are

  • Object:

    Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1899 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wright, Harry (lyricists)
    Eplett, Frederick Thomas, born 1859 (lithographers)
    Banks, Harry G. (lithographers)
    Howard & Co (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chromolithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Hall

  • Museum number:

    S.46-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Music sheet cover for ''E Dunno Where 'E Are' by H. Wright and F. Eplett, performed by Gus Elen, published by Howard & Co, ca. 1899.

Physical description

Cover of the sheet music for ''E Dunno Where 'E Are'. There are images depicting lines from the song on the cover, as well as an image of Gus Elen in character. Song credits are printed underneath the image.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca. 1899 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Wright, Harry (lyricists)
Eplett, Frederick Thomas, born 1859 (lithographers)
Banks, Harry G. (lithographers)
Howard & Co (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Chromolithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'This Song may be Sung in Public without fee or Licence, Except at Music Halls / From GUS ELEN / To HUGH J. DIDCOTT ESQR. / WRITTEN BY H. WRIGHT / COMPOSED BY / F. EPLETT, / 'E DUNNO WHERE 'E ARE. / SUNG WITH UNBOUND SUCCESS / BY GUS / ELEN / LONDON, HOWARD & CO. / 25 GREAT MARLBOROUGH ST. W. / Copyright / Price 4/- / H.G. BANKS Lith 60 Berwick St. W.'
Printed on front of cover

''E SAYS AS 'OW WE'RE ORRIGHT AS FUR AS / WE GO, BUT, WE HAIN'T HON A PAR / WIV 'IM' ''IS PAPERS, THO A "STAR" / USED TO BE / ENUFF FOR 'IM' ''E WEARS / A TOP 'AT & / A COLLAR & / NECK-TIE & / SMOKES CIGARS' ''E RIDES IN AN 'ANSOM / THO 'E'S BIG ENUFF TO / WALK' ''E WEARS TIGHT PATENT / LEATHER BOOTS & CALLS / 'IS MOTHER "MA"'
Sections of the song printed underneath their corresponding image

Dimensions

Height: 36.5 cm, Width: 25.9 cm

Descriptive line

Music sheet cover for ''E Dunno Where 'E Are' by H. Wright and F. Eplett, performed by Gus Elen, published by Howard & Co, ca. 1899.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Chromolithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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