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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca. early twentieth century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bound sheet music for "Hi! There! Whoa!" written and composed by Burt Lee, sung by Ernest Shand and published by Francis, Day and Hunter, in circa 1908.
The front cover of is illustrated with a central image of a gentleman in a brown jacket which flares out at the hips, pale grey trousers and shiny black shoes with black bows decorating the toes. He also wears a large white bow tie, white gloves and carries a shining top hat in his left hand which he doffs towards the audience. Four couples all attired for weddings stand behind him.

The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's Latest Vocal Successes on the exterior and the lyrics of the song its interior.

Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sheet Music
  • Sheet Music
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Chromolithograph, intermediate pages composed of printed text
Brief description
Bound sheet music for Hi! There! Whoa! published by Francis, Day &Hunter circa 1908, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Bound sheet music for "Hi! There! Whoa!", the front cover of which is illustrated with a central image of a gentleman in a brown jacket which flares out at the hips, pale grey trousers and shiny black shoes with black bows decorating the toes. He also wears a large white bow tie, white gloves and carries a shining top hat in his left hand which he doffs towards the audience. Four couples all attired for weddings stand behind him.

The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's Latest Vocal Successes on the exterior and the lyrics of the song its interior.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.4cm
  • Width: 25.6cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceHi! There! Whoa!
Summary
Bound sheet music for "Hi! There! Whoa!" written and composed by Burt Lee, sung by Ernest Shand and published by Francis, Day and Hunter, in circa 1908.
The front cover of is illustrated with a central image of a gentleman in a brown jacket which flares out at the hips, pale grey trousers and shiny black shoes with black bows decorating the toes. He also wears a large white bow tie, white gloves and carries a shining top hat in his left hand which he doffs towards the audience. Four couples all attired for weddings stand behind him.

The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's Latest Vocal Successes on the exterior and the lyrics of the song its interior.
Other number
F153-76 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.187-1989

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Record createdMarch 24, 2010
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