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Sheet Music - All Through Obliging a Lady
  • All Through Obliging a Lady
    Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886
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All Through Obliging a Lady

  • Object:

    Sheet Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 19th century (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
    Lloyd, Arthur, born 1839 - died 1904 (composer)
    Hopwood & Crew (publisher)
    Stannard & Son (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.699-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Music sheet cover for "All Through Obliging a Lady", written, composed and sung by Arthur Lloyd, published by Hopwood & Crew, ca. 19th century.

Arthur Lloyd was born in Edinburgh in 1839 and his first engagement as a singer was at a tavern in Glasgow. He first appeared in London at The Sun Music Hall in 1862 and then moved on to the Canterbury. He was one of the fashionable 'swells' or 'mashers' of his day, a contemporary of George Leybourne and The Great Vance. Lloyd lived to be called 'the last of the lions comiques' as Vance and Leybourne both lived fast and died young.

Physical description

Cover of the sheet music for 'All Through Obliging A Lady'. In the centre, there is a portrait of Arthur Lloyd in costume.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca. 19th century (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
Lloyd, Arthur, born 1839 - died 1904 (composer)
Hopwood & Crew (publisher)
Stannard & Son (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'COMIC SONG, / WRITTEN COMPOSED & SUNG WITH THE GREATEST SUCCESS BY / ARTHUR LLOYD,'
Printed on front cover beneath illustration

Dimensions

Height: 36 cm approx, Width: 27 cm approx

Descriptive line

Music sheet cover for "All Through Obliging a Lady", written, composed and sung by Arthur Lloyd, published by Hopwood & Crew, ca. 19th century.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints; Scotland

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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