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Harry Beard Collection

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

Outer cover of the sheet music for Let 'em all go written and composed by Mills and Carter, sung by Harry Champion, and published by Francis, Day&Hunter.

The front sheet is covered with a blue wash and features a series of small captioned illustrations. The largest of these shows a man dressed in a long dark brown overcoat and matching brown bowler hat (probably the singer Harry Champion which was the stage name used by the actor William Crump). This central figure is also wearing a bright red bowtie and pointing with both hands, but in opposite directions.

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.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, intermediate pages composed of printed text
Brief description
Outer cover of the sheet music for Let 'em all go published by Francis, Day &Hunter, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Outer cover of the sheet music for Let 'em all go. The front sheet is covered with a blue wash and features a series of small captioned illustrations. The largest of these shows a man dressed in a long dark brown overcoat and matching brown bowler hat. He is also wearing a bright red bowtie and pointing with both hands, but in opposite directions.

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: 35.7cm
  • Width: 25.5cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceLet 'em all go
Summary
Outer cover of the sheet music for Let 'em all go written and composed by Mills and Carter, sung by Harry Champion, and published by Francis, Day&Hunter.

The front sheet is covered with a blue wash and features a series of small captioned illustrations. The largest of these shows a man dressed in a long dark brown overcoat and matching brown bowler hat (probably the singer Harry Champion which was the stage name used by the actor William Crump). This central figure is also wearing a bright red bowtie and pointing with both hands, but in opposite directions.

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.Songs', its inner cover is printed with the lyrics for the song.
Other number
F153-11 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.204:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 25, 2010
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