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  • Event:

    OH! ERIN MY COUNTRY (MY HEART BEATS FOR THEE), BALLAD

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Person: author : Jefferys, Charles, Mr., 1807-1865
  • Date: 1840 (circa)
  • Brief description: Sheet music for a ballad entitled OH! ERIN MY COUNTRY (MY HEART BEATS FOR THEE) in The Harp of Erin or Songs of Killarney, edited by Charles Jefferys, No. 1. "Sung by Miss Steele." The date of circa 1840 is derived from the British Library catalogue. There is no direct connection to THE COLLEEN BAWN, except that Boucicault's drama is set around the Lake of Killarney and the ballad may have been used during productions of the drama.
  • Identifier: UKC-CALB-COL-MUS.F190355
  • Theatre: Unknown
  • Subject keyword: ballad

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F190355
  • Event:

    OH! ERIN MY COUNTRY (MY HEART BEATS FOR THEE), BALLAD

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Organisation: publisher : Jefferys and Co., 21, Soho Square, London
  • Associated people: author : Jefferys, Charles, Mr., 1807-1865
  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: song
  • Identity code: UKC/CALB/COL/MUS : F190355
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Notes: The black and white lithograph on the cover shows "The Lake of Killarney", with two figures, one standing and one seated, beside the path on the shore of the lake. The lithograph is surrounded by an ornamental frame in green.
  • Part:

    Boucicault Collection

    Calthrop Boucicault Collection

  • Condition: 2
  • Dimensions: 335 x 250 mm
  • Medium: black ink on paper, cover black and green ink on paper, 4pp., folded; 50p is pencilled on the cover and the last page
  • Item note: final page is missing
  • Previousnumber note: 113
  • Date: 1840 (circa)
  • Theatre: Unknown
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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