“Kitty Tyrrell, Irish Ballad”

“Kitty Tyrrell, Irish Ballad”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Kitty Tyrrell.” This Irish ballad’s lyrics were written by Charles Jefferys and the music was composed by C.W. Clover, and the sheet music was published by Lee & Walker of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1852. The cover features an image of a man imploring a young woman for an unknown entreaty, who coyly looks away. The top of this cover sheet reads, “To Mrs. H.B. Claypoole of Philadelphia.” The song may have been addressed to a Mrs. Claypoole as a romantic appeal.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1852-1853
composer
Clover, C. W.
lyricist
Jefferys, Charles
publisher
Lee & Walker
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0235.05
accession number
1983.0235
catalog number
1983.0235.05
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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