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Music - The Coster's Mansion
  • The Coster's Mansion
    Le Brunn, George, born 20 - died 18
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The Coster's Mansion

  • Object:

    Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    New York (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1899 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Le Brunn, George, born 20 - died 18 (composer)
    Fieldhouse, Will (lyricist)
    Banks, Harry G. (lithographer)
    Francis, Day & Hunter (publishers)
    T.B. Harms & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.153-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Front cover of music sheet for The Coster's Mansion, or Yo'uve only got to stop just where you is!, written by Will Fieldhouse and composed by George Le Brunn, sung by Gus Elen, ca. 1899. Published in London and New York. Illustrated in colour with lithograph by H.G. Banks.
Front cover only.

Physical description

Front cover of music sheet for The Coster's Mansion, or Yo'uve only got to stop just where you is!, written by Will Fieldhouse and composed by George Le Brunn.
Illustrated in colour. Foreground features full-length portrait of gentleman wearing brown trousers and vest top; background features a woman with three children; a dog and a monkey are also visible.
Front cover only.

Place of Origin

London (published)
New York (published)

Date

ca. 1899 (published)

Artist/maker

Le Brunn, George, born 20 - died 18 (composer)
Fieldhouse, Will (lyricist)
Banks, Harry G. (lithographer)
Francis, Day & Hunter (publishers)
T.B. Harms & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'This song may be sung in public / without fee or licence, except at / Music Halls and Variety Theatres / The Coster's Mansion / or, Yo'uve only got to stop just where you is! / written by Will Fieldhouse / Chorus / If yer wants to see me dining-room or step into me parlour, / Or me orfice where I contracts all my biz; If yer wants to see me bedroom, or the place we calls the larder, / Why, you'e only got to stop just where you is. / Composed by George Le Brunn, / Sung by Gus Elen / Price 4/= / Copyright / London: Francis, Day & Hunter, 142 Charing Cross Road (Oxford Street End,) / Publishers of Smallwood's Celebrated Pianoforte Tutor, Smallwood's 55 Melodious Exercises, Ect. / New York: T.B. Harms & Co. 18 East 22nd Street / Copyright MDCCCXCIX in the United States of America, by Francis, Day & Hunter / H.G. Banks Lith.'
Printed on front cover.

'[Ronald Ross]
Handwritten in pencil on front cover, top right.

Dimensions

Height: 35.1 cm, Width: 23.5 cm

Descriptive line

Front cover of music sheet for The Coster's Mansion, or Yo'uve only got to stop just where you is!, written by Will Fieldhouse and composed by George Le Brunn, ca. 1899.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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