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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca. 1904 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Outer cover of the sheet music for Naughty Biddy Macarty composed by Angelo Asher and written by E.V. Page. It was sung by J.W. Rowley and published by Francis Brothers & Day.
The front sheet features a single central illustration of a man dressed in pale green checked trousers and a borwn cut-away jacket. He has a flowered waistcoat over a white shirt and carries a top hat in his right hand and a wooden walking stick in his right.
The back sheet is printed with a blue image of an extract from Amourette (Polka) by Charles le Thiere, also published by Francis Brothers & Day. The inner cover of this back sheet is printed with the lyrics from 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 Naughty Biddy Macarty published by Francis Bros & Day, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Outer cover of the sheet music for Naughty Biddy Macarty. The front sheet features a single central illustration of a man dressed in pale green checked trousers and a brown cut-away jacket. He has a flowered waistcoat over a white shirt and carries a top hat in his right hand and a wooden walking stick in his right.
The back sheet is printed with a blue image of an extract from Amourette (Polka) by Charles le Thiere, also published by Francis Brothers & Day. The inner cover of this back sheet is printed with the lyrics from the song.
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.6cm
  • Width: 25.8cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceNaughty Biddy Macarty
Summary
Outer cover of the sheet music for Naughty Biddy Macarty composed by Angelo Asher and written by E.V. Page. It was sung by J.W. Rowley and published by Francis Brothers & Day.
The front sheet features a single central illustration of a man dressed in pale green checked trousers and a borwn cut-away jacket. He has a flowered waistcoat over a white shirt and carries a top hat in his right hand and a wooden walking stick in his right.
The back sheet is printed with a blue image of an extract from Amourette (Polka) by Charles le Thiere, also published by Francis Brothers & Day. The inner cover of this back sheet is printed with the lyrics from the song.
Other number
F153-71 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.213:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 26, 2010
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