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Print - The Bore O' Bef'nal Green

The Bore O' Bef'nal Green

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    New York (published)

  • Date:

    1899 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)
    Charles Sheard & Co. (publisher)
    T.B. Harms & Co. (publisher)
    H. G. Banks (Lithographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Chromolithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.231-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Illustrated music sheet cover for The Bore O' Bef'nal Green, as sung by Gus Elen. Written by W.E. Imeson and composed by Fred Eplett. Published in London by Francis, Day & Hunter, 1899.

Physical description

Illustrated music sheet cover for The Bore O' Bef'nal Green.

Place of Origin

London (published)
New York (published)

Date

1899 (published)

Artist/maker

Francis, Day & Hunter (publisher)
Charles Sheard & Co. (publisher)
T.B. Harms & Co. (publisher)
H. G. Banks (Lithographer)

Materials and Techniques

Chromolithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'The Bore O' Bef'nal Green. / This Song may be sung in public without fee or license, / except at Theatres and Music Halls. / RonaldBRoss / The Orange-Tree State's Bin / Surrounded By My Nevvy's Ship, /; An' They Means To Nab / Th'Oranges & To / Civ' Th'Boars / The Pip! / Chorus. / I finks a cove sh'd fink afore 'e talks abaht th'woar, / There's bloakes wot talks as dunno wot they mean, / But yer tumble as yer 'umble knows a bit abaht th'Bore, / W'en they calls me nibs "The Bore of Bef'nal Green." / Written by / W.E.Imeson, / Composed by / Fred Eplett, / Sung by / Gus Elen. / Copyright 1899 / Price 4/= / London. Francis, Day & Hunter, 142 Charing Cross Road, (Oxford Street End,) / publishers of, Smallwood's Celebrated Pianoforte Tutor, Smallwood's 55 Melodious Exercises, Etc. / 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. / Telegraphic Address. / Arpeggio London'
Text printed on cover.

Dimensions

Height: 33.7 cm, Width: 22.4 cm

Descriptive line

Illustrated music sheet cover for The Bore O' Bef'nal Green, as sung by Gus Elen. Written by W.E. Imeson and composed by Fred Eplett. Published in London by Francis, Day & Hunter, 1899.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Lithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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