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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca.1845 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Inner sheet from the sheet music for The Gipsy King as sung by Mr. Ransford, both sides of the paper are printed with the notes and lyrics for the song and the voice and piano forte part.

This song formed part of a series of musical entertainments in which the singer, actor and composer Edwin Ransford performed from 1845 onwards. In this instance 'llustrations of Gipsy Life and Character' (with the words to the songs by Eliza Cook) provided the theme and inspiration.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Printed ink on paper
Brief description
Printed inner sheet from the sheet music for The Gipsy King!, published by E. Ransford circa 1845, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Inner sheet from the sheet music for The Gipsy King as sung by Mr. Ransford, both sides of the paper are printed with the notes and lyrics for the song and the voice and piano forte part.
Dimensions
  • Height: 32.5cm
  • Width: 24.2cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceThe Gipsy King
Summary
Inner sheet from the sheet music for The Gipsy King as sung by Mr. Ransford, both sides of the paper are printed with the notes and lyrics for the song and the voice and piano forte part.

This song formed part of a series of musical entertainments in which the singer, actor and composer Edwin Ransford performed from 1845 onwards. In this instance 'llustrations of Gipsy Life and Character' (with the words to the songs by Eliza Cook) provided the theme and inspiration.
Other number
F153-53 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.184:2-1989

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Record createdMarch 25, 2010
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