Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Music - We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line
  • We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line
    Kennedy, Jimmy
  • Enlarge image

We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line

  • Object:

    Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (possibly, published)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 20th century (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kennedy, Jimmy (lyricist)
    Kennedy, Jimmy (composer)
    Carr, Michael (lyricist)
    Carr, Michael (Composer)
    The Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Theatre Museum Association

  • Museum number:

    S.110-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Music sheet for the song We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line, words and music by Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, published by the Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd. Sung with success by Florrie Forde.

Physical description

Music sheet for the song We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line, words and music by Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, published by the Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd. Inscriptions on front cover in white, blue and light blue. Illustrated with drawn image of soldier on the left side of the page and photograph of singer Florrie Forde on right side. Bifolio.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, published)

Date

ca. mid 20th century (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Kennedy, Jimmy (lyricist)
Kennedy, Jimmy (composer)
Carr, Michael (lyricist)
Carr, Michael (Composer)
The Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'(We're Gonna Hang Out) the Washing on the Siegfried Line / by Jimmy Kennedy & Michael Carr / Siegfried Line / The Peter Maurice Music Co Ltd / Featured with enormous success by Florrie Forde / 6 D. net'
Printed on front cover

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm, Width: 25.2 cm, Width: 49.50 cm width of open bifolio

Object history note

This illustrated music sheet was acquired by the British Theatre Museum Association from Mrs Ernest Short in January 1963.

Descriptive line

Music sheet for the song We're Gonna Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried Line, words and music by Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, published by the Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

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.