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Music - Dress'd in a Dolly Varden
  • Dress'd in a Dolly Varden
    Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886
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Dress'd in a Dolly Varden

  • Object:

    Music

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. late 19th century - early 20th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
    Moore, G. W. (author)
    Hopwood & Crew (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.194-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Front cover of music sheet for the song Dress'd in a Dolly Varden, written, composed and sung by the comedian G.W. Moore of the Original Christy Minstrels, St. James's Hall. Front cover illustration drawn by Alfred Concanen. Published in London by Hopwood & Crew, ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.

Physical description

Front cover of music sheet for the song Dress'd in a Dolly Varden, written, composed and sung by G.W. Moore, published in London. Illustrated in colour with full-length portrait of female wearing an overskirt decorated with green floral pattern over a red skirt. Also wearing a black and white hat and holding an umbrella.
Front cover only. Verso blank.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca. late 19th century - early 20th century (published)

Artist/maker

Concanen, Alfred, born 1835 - died 1886 (lithographer)
Moore, G. W. (author)
Hopwood & Crew (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'G.W. Moore's great song / Dress'd in a Dolly Varden / Alfred Concanen del / "Dress'd in a Dolly Varden, Dress'd in a Dolly Varden, / On the illuminated Pier, I saw my little dear, / Down, down, yes, down on the beach at Brighton" / Written, composed and sung by the inimitable comedian / G.W. Moore, / Of the Original Christy Ministrels, St. James's Hall, / Moore & burgess (proprietors) / London: Hopwppd & Crew, 42 New Bond St'
Printed on front cover.

Dimensions

Height: 32.3 cm, Width: 23.7 cm

Descriptive line

Front cover of music sheet for the song Dress'd in a Dolly Varden, written, composed and sung by G.W. Moore, published in London, ca. late 19th century - early 20th century.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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