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On the benches in the park / written & composed by James Thornton.

Image ID: g00c76_001

On the benches in the park / written & composed by James Thornton. (1896)

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Image Title

:  On the benches in the park / written & composed by James Thornton.


: Thornton, James, 1861-1938 -- Composer

Created Date

: 1896

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.


: "Dedicated to Wm. Jerome"--Printed above caption title. Note 2.) "Introduced and sung by 'The Little Mascot' Bonnie Thornton"--Printed beneath photograph of Thornton, center left of cover. Note 3.) Caption title. Note 4.) Cover illustrated by large photograph showing a promenade in an urban park with children in a goat-drawn carriage in the forground; attribution, Moss Photo Eng. Co. Note 5.) Covers separated and repaired with tape; edges trimmed. Note 6.) First line of chorus: On the benches in the park. Note 7.) First line of text: On a summer's evening, when the sun goes down. Note 8.) For voice and piano. Note 9.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 10.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923


: Published music.


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Catalog Call Number

: Music (Sheet) 00-333

Digital ID

: g00c76_001

Record ID

: 184909

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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