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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca. mid nineteenth century (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bound sheet music for Hush! Hush!! Hush!!! Here comes the Brokers Man, sung by Charles Coborn, written by George Dance, composed by Dave Braham and published by Francis, Day & Hunter.

The front cover is painted with a pale pink background and decorated with three illustrations. The largest of these shows shadowy scene with a creeping gentleman dressed in a plain blue tunic and trousers. Another shows silhouettes of a family fleeing with their posessions and the final image is of a 'faithful hound' straining at his leash.

The back sheet is printed with a list of the 'Newest Comic Songs' published by Francis and Day. The inner cover of which is printed with the lyrics of the song.

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 Hush! Hush!! Hush!!! Here comes the Broker's Man published by Francis, Day &Hunter, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Bound sheet music for Hush! Hush!! Hush!!! Here comes the Brokers Man. The front cover is painted with a pale pink background and decorated with three illustrations. The largest of these shows shadowy scene with a creeping gentleman dressed in a plain blue tunic and trousers. Another shows silhouettes of a family fleeing with their posessions and the final image is of a 'faithful hound' straining at his leash.
The back sheet is printed with a list of the 'Newest Comic Songs' published by Francis and Day. The inner cover of which is printed with the lyrics of the song.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.3cm
  • Width: 25.5cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceHush! Hush!! Hush!!! Here Comes the Broker's Man
Summary
Bound sheet music for Hush! Hush!! Hush!!! Here comes the Brokers Man, sung by Charles Coborn, written by George Dance, composed by Dave Braham and published by Francis, Day & Hunter.

The front cover is painted with a pale pink background and decorated with three illustrations. The largest of these shows shadowy scene with a creeping gentleman dressed in a plain blue tunic and trousers. Another shows silhouettes of a family fleeing with their posessions and the final image is of a 'faithful hound' straining at his leash.

The back sheet is printed with a list of the 'Newest Comic Songs' published by Francis and Day. The inner cover of which is printed with the lyrics of the song.
Other number
F153-28 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.188-1989

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Record createdMarch 24, 2010
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