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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

Print
ca. 1880s (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sheet music cover for 'Fun and Frolic Lancers' by Warwick Williams, published by Francis Bros & Day.

Object details

Category
Object type
TitleGeorge Speaight Punch & Judy Collection (named collection)
Materials and techniques
Colour print
Brief description
Sheet music cover for 'Fun and Frolic Lancers' by Warwick Williams. Lithograph by Alfred Concanen, published by Francis Bros & Day. George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.
Physical description
Sheet music cover for 'Fun and Frolic Lancers' by Warwick Williams. Image depicts a group of performers and characters including Mr. Punch, Pierrot, a Spanish dancer with castanets, a dancing girl with a tambourine, a jester and a Harlequin running, dancing and falling over. Backed on card.
Dimensions
  • Height: 36.3cm
  • Width: 26.6cm
Marks and inscriptions
'INTRODUCING / TING, TING, THAT'S HOW THE BELL GOES - CLARA WIL YOU COME OUT TO-NIGHT - I KISSED HER UNDER / THE PARLOR STAIRS - TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO - OH JOHNNY DON'T YOU GO TO SEA - DEAR ME - I'LL MEET HER / WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN - TAKING OUT THE BABY - IT'S ALL UP WITH POOR TOMMY NOW - &c. &c.' (Text above the main image.)
Credit line
Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.
Summary
Sheet music cover for 'Fun and Frolic Lancers' by Warwick Williams, published by Francis Bros & Day.
Collection
Accession number
S.1242-2010

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Record createdJune 25, 2010
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