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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca. 1900 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Outer cover of the sheet music for I Felt Quite Sorry for the Feller sung by Mark Sheridan and published by Francis, Day and Hunter in circa 1900.

The front sheet has a series of black and white illustrations, the largest of which is a full length image of a gentleman in a checked suit and bow tie, his hair combed into a clearly defined centre parting. A circular illustration to his left shows a scene from a wedding and there is a small sketch of a bust of Shakespeare to his right, who is the subject of one of the verses.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Chromolithograph
Brief description
Outer cover of the sheet music for I Felt Quite Sorry for the Feller published by Francis, Day &Hunter, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Outer cover of the sheet music for I Felt Quite Sorry for the Feller. The front sheet has a series of black and white illustrations, the largest of which is a full length image of a gentleman in a checked suit and bow tie, his hair combed into a clearly defined centre parting. A circular illustration to his left shows a scene from a wedding and there is a small sketch of a bust of Shakespeare to his right, who is the subject of one of the verses.
The back sheet is printed with a list of the Francis Day and Hunter's 'Vocal Successes'. The inner cover of the back sheet is printed with the lyrics for the song.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.4cm
  • Width: 25.5cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceI felt quite sorry for the fellow
Summary
Outer cover of the sheet music for I Felt Quite Sorry for the Feller sung by Mark Sheridan and published by Francis, Day and Hunter in circa 1900.

The front sheet has a series of black and white illustrations, the largest of which is a full length image of a gentleman in a checked suit and bow tie, his hair combed into a clearly defined centre parting. A circular illustration to his left shows a scene from a wedding and there is a small sketch of a bust of Shakespeare to his right, who is the subject of one of the verses.
Other number
F153-79 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.191:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 24, 2010
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