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  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN BALLAD, THE

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Person:

    author : Abrahams, Henry, Mr., fl.1850s-60s

    composer : Montgomery, W. H. (William Henry), Mr., ca. 1811-1886

  • Date: 1861 (circa)
  • Brief description: Colour photocopy of the title page for the sheet music for a ballad with the title THE COLLEEN BAWN, written by Henry Abrahams, music by W. H. Montgomery. A note in the top right-hand corner has been cropped in the original, and the photocopy is cropped further; the fragment "Miss B[lo]/ June / 186[1]" is still legible.
  • Identifier: UKC-CALB-COL-MUS-LDNADL.F190360
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Adelphi, Strand & Westminster & London & England
  • Subject keyword: lithograph & ballad & drama

Further Details

  • Accession Number: F190360
  • Event:

    COLLEEN BAWN BALLAD, THE

    COLLEEN BAWN, THE

  • Organisation: publisher : T. E. Purday, 50, St. Paul's Church Yard, London
  • Associated people:

    author : Abrahams, Henry, Mr., fl.1850s-60s

    composer : Montgomery, W. H. (William Henry), Mr., ca. 1811-1886

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type:

    music title page

    lithograph

  • Identity code: UKC/CALB/COL/MUS/LDN ADL : F190360
  • Location: Special Collections' Store
  • Notes: The coloured lithograph shows a couple walking by the shore of the "Lakes of Killarney", a girl in humble dress and a gentleman in a tri-cornered hat and dress coat, probably Eily, the Colleen Bawn, and Hardress Cregan.
  • Part:

    Boucicault Collection

    Calthrop Boucicault Collection

  • Condition: 2
  • Dimensions: 420 x 295 mm
  • Medium: black and coloured ink on paper
  • Item note: The photocopy is a little brighter than the original print, but has a yellow tint.
  • Date: 1861 (circa)
  • Theatre: Theatre Royal, Adelphi, Strand & Westminster & London & England
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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