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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca. 1899 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Outer cover of the sheet music for Nothing Shall Part us Now! written and composed by Frank Leo and published by Francis, Day&Hunter.

The front sheet features a series of illustrations. At its centre is an illustration of the singer, Miss Marie Collins, dressed in a long white gown with an ornate puff sleeved blue bodice which is fastened with a bow at the back. On the left of this central image is an elderly couple, embracing by a sign labelled 'Workhouse Rules' and on the right an amorous couple seated on a log are about to be parted by a charging bull.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's 'Newest Comic Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph
Brief description
Outer cover of the sheet music for Nothing Shall Part Us Now! published by Francis, Day &Hunter, circa 1899, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Outer cover of the sheet music for Nothing Shall Part us Now!. The front sheet features a series of illustrations. At its centre is an illustration of the singer, Miss Marie Collins, dressed in a long white gown with an ornate puff sleeved blue bodice which is fastened with a bow at the back. On the left of this central image is an elderly couple, embracing by a sign labelled 'Workhouse Rules' and on the right an amorous couple seated on a log are about to be parted by a charging bull.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's 'Newest Comic Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.5cm
  • Width: 25.5cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Marks and inscriptions
Frank Leo (Handwritten signature in purple ink, probably that of the writer and composer)
Subject depicted
Literary referenceNothing Shall Part us Now!
Summary
Outer cover of the sheet music for Nothing Shall Part us Now! written and composed by Frank Leo and published by Francis, Day&Hunter.

The front sheet features a series of illustrations. At its centre is an illustration of the singer, Miss Marie Collins, dressed in a long white gown with an ornate puff sleeved blue bodice which is fastened with a bow at the back. On the left of this central image is an elderly couple, embracing by a sign labelled 'Workhouse Rules' and on the right an amorous couple seated on a log are about to be parted by a charging bull.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis, Day & Hunter's 'Newest Comic Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song.
Other number
F153-31 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.214:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 25, 2010
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