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Sheet music - My Hat's A Brown 'Un'

My Hat's A Brown 'Un'

  • Object:

    Sheet music

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    B. Mocatta & Co (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs J. Hill

  • Museum number:

    S.592-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

George Robey (1869-1954) was an English music hall comedian, singer and actor who was nicknamed 'The Prime Minister of Mirth'. 'My Hat's A Brown 'Un' was one of the most well-known songs in his repertoire.

Physical description

Printed music sheet for the song 'My Hat's A Brown 'Un' written and composed by E. W. Rogers, with a front cover featuring colour illustrations of singer George Robey.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

19th century (printed)

Artist/maker

B. Mocatta & Co (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 35.2 cm, Width: 24.9 cm, Width: 48.4 cm

Descriptive line

Sheet music for the song 'My Hat's A Brown 'Un' sung by George Robey, 19th century

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Music

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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