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Music - Down the road

Down the road

  • Object:

    Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    New York (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1893 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gilbert, Fred (composer)
    Francis, Day & Hunter (publishers)
    T.B. Harms & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.192-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Front cover of music sheet for Down the Road, written and composed by Fred Gilbert and sung by Gus Elen. Published in London by Francis, Day & Hunter and in New York by T.B. Harms. Ca. 1893.

Physical description

Front cover of music sheet for Down the Road, written and composed by Fred Gilbert, published in London and New York. Illustrated in colour with scenes from the song. Illustrations feature a gentleman holding a whip top left, a horse drawing a carriage on the right and a small bubble with a horse resting on the floor, bottom left.
Front cover only. Verso blank.

Place of Origin

London (published)
New York (published)

Date

ca. 1893 (published)

Artist/maker

Gilbert, Fred (composer)
Francis, Day & Hunter (publishers)
T.B. Harms & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Down the Road / This song may be sung in public without fee or licence except for music halls / Written and composed by Fred.k Gilbert / Polly wins anyhow / Sung by Gus Elen / Polly runs her race the finish / London; Francis, Day & Hunter / 195 Oxford Street, W / Publishers of Smallwood's celebrated pianoforte tutor / Smallwood's 55 melodious exercises, etc. etc. / Copyright / New York / T.B. Harms & Co. / 18 East 22nd St / Copyright MDCCCXCIII in the United States of America by Francis Day & HUnter, H.G. Banks imp / Proce 4/-'
Printed on front cover.

'1893'
Handwritten in pencil on front cover, lower left.

Dimensions

Height: 33.8 cm, Width: 22.8 cm

Descriptive line

Front cover of music sheet for Down the Road, written and composed by Fred Gilbert, published in London and New York, ca. 1893.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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