“It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary”


This sheet music is for the song “It’s A Long Long Way to Tipperary.” The song was written and composed by Jack Judge and Harry Williams. The song was published by Chappell and Co. Ltd. in the United States, but by B. Feldman & Co. in all other countries. The cover features an image of an Irish soldier marching in full battle regalia. The soldier is called Tommy Atkins, a generic term for a soldier in the British Army. The sheet music was “Courtesy of Leslie’s Weekly,” a weekly illustrated newspaper published in the U.S.

Publishing Date: 1912

Composer: Williams, HarryJudge, JackPublisher: Chappell-Harms Inc.Chappell and Co. Ltd.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Janice Plowman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0736.05Accession Number: 1982.0736Catalog Number: 1982.0736.05

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 5/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 32.0675 cm x 23.495 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eae6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_668522

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