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Harry Beard Collection

Sheet Music
ca.1903 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights written, composed and sung by Ernest Rees. It was published in circa 1903 by Francis, Day & Hunter, London.

The front sheet is cover with a pale blue wash and illustrated with a colour lithograph drawn by the artist Sidney Kent. It shows a man with ginger hair and beard, loose fitting brown trousers, a plain black coat and a striped waistcoat. He holds a hefty wooden stick in his right hand. A smaller illustration at the top right of the page shows the same man being reprimanded by a woman in a pale blue dress with a white lace colour and a black hat trimmed with a pale orange plume.

The back sheet is printed has with a list of Francis & Day and Hunter's 'Newest Popular Songs' and the inner cover is printed with the lyrics.

Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sheet Music
  • Sheet Music
TitleHarry Beard Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph
Brief description
Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights, published by Francis,Day&Hunter, Harry Beard Collection.
Physical description
Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins. The front sheet is cover with a pale blue wash and illustrated with a colour lithograph drawn by the artist Sidney Kent. It shows a man with ginger hair and beard, loose fitting brown trousers, a plain black coat and a striped waistcoat. He holds a hefty wooden stick in his right hand. A smaller illustration at the top right of the page shows the same man being reprimanded by a woman in a pale blue dress with a white lace colour and a black hat trimmed with a pale orange plume.
The back sheet is printed with a list of Francis & Day and Hunter's 'Newest Popular Songs' and the inner cover is printed with the lyrics.
Dimensions
  • Height: 34.5cm
  • Width: 25.1cm
Width recorded is size of 'folded' sheet.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceI'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights
Summary
Outer cover of the sheet music for I'm Farmer Scroggins; or up to see the sights written, composed and sung by Ernest Rees. It was published in circa 1903 by Francis, Day & Hunter, London.

The front sheet is cover with a pale blue wash and illustrated with a colour lithograph drawn by the artist Sidney Kent. It shows a man with ginger hair and beard, loose fitting brown trousers, a plain black coat and a striped waistcoat. He holds a hefty wooden stick in his right hand. A smaller illustration at the top right of the page shows the same man being reprimanded by a woman in a pale blue dress with a white lace colour and a black hat trimmed with a pale orange plume.

The back sheet is printed has with a list of Francis & Day and Hunter's 'Newest Popular Songs' and the inner cover is printed with the lyrics.
Other number
F153-56 - H Beard Collection Numbering
Collection
Accession number
S.195:1-1989

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Record createdMarch 31, 2010
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