Never Again, Love

Sheet Music
1879 (published)
Not currently on display at the V&A

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Place Of Origin

Music sheet for Never Again, Love sung by James Fawn, written by T. S. Lonsdale, composed by W. G. Eaton, published by Charles Sheard, ca. late 19th century.


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Materials and Techniques
Chromolithograph
Brief Description
Music sheet for Never Again, Love sung by James Fawn (1850-1923), written by T. S. Lonsdale, composed by W. G. Eaton, published by Charles Sheard of The Musical Bouquet, 1879
Physical Description
This sheet music was published in 1879 in The Musical Bouquet, a series of affordable piano music published weekly as individual pieces, and every six months as bound volumes. William Strange (1801-1871) and James Bingley started publishing The Musical Bouquet from the office in 192 High Holborn in January 1845, with their illustrator Alfred Ashley (1820-1897) and their editor Francis Lancelott, probably inspired by G.H. Davidson's similar publication The Musical Treasury launched in 1844. Bingley had previously collaborated with Ashley in 1843-1844 to publish the two-volume Bingley's Select Vocalist, an eclectic collection of songs, glees and duets engraved by Bingley from drawings by Ashley. In the hands of Strange and Davidson the pieces published by The Musical Bouquet were largely pirated from other publishers. Strange sold his publishing business to his son William Strange Junior on 18th February 1849, but after that date Charles Sheard Senior is associated with the publication. He soon became its proprietor, increased its production to two pieces a week, and by its height of popularity in the 1860s, to eight copies a week. On his death in 1873 his son Charles Sheard Junior took control of the firm as senior partner and The Musical Bouquet continued until 1898, after which Charles Sheard Junior continued publishing music sheets from 192 High Holborn.
Dimensions
  • Front cover height: 35cm (approx)
  • Front cover width: 25.5cm
Credit line
Gabrielle Enthoven Collection
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Summary
Music sheet for Never Again, Love sung by James Fawn, written by T. S. Lonsdale, composed by W. G. Eaton, published by Charles Sheard, ca. late 19th century.
Collection
Accession Number
S.59-2014

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record createdJanuary 10, 2014
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