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Up in a balloon ladies' version sung with great success by Miss Nelly Power ; written expressly for her by her mother [Mrs. Agnes Power] ; composed by G.W. Hunt

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Author:
Hunt, G. W (George W.) approximately 1839-1904  Search this
Maguire, H. C. active approximately 1850-1880  Search this
Power, Agnes  Search this
Power, Nelly 1854-1887  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Stannard & Co  Search this
Subject:
Power, Nelly 1854-1887  Search this
Physical description:
1 score (4 pages) 36 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
England
Date:
1878
To 1901
1870-1880
Notes:
"Sung with unbounded success at all the principal London music halls &c. by Miss Nelly Power, written expressly for her by Mrs Agnes Power, the music composed by G.W. Hunt."--Cover
Caption title
For voice and piano
Illustrated cover has a color portrait of Nelly Power. Signed "H.C. Maguire" ; also labeled "Stannard & Co Impt"
Words for verses 1-4 printed on a piece of paper glued to the inside back cover
Also available online.
Also available online
NASMRB copy mq1688594 trimmed to 32 cm. Front cover and sheet with text of verses have been glued to other paper. Cover has been taped back onto the rest of the booklet. On verso of front cover the words "Laura Anne May April 28th 1854" have been written in elaborate script.
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NASMRB copy mq1688594 trimmed to 32 cm. Front cover and sheet with text of verses have been glued to other paper. Cover has been taped back onto the rest of the booklet. On verso of front cover the words "Laura Anne May April 28th 1854" have been written in elaborate script
Topic:
Ballooning  Search this
Deception  Search this
Hot air balloons  Search this
Humorous songs  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
British  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982813