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What I found in baby's pocket! / [words and music by Chas. T. Ellis].
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What I found in baby's pocket! / [words and music by Chas. T. Ellis].  [A fishhook and a pencil small, a jackknife very handy. [firs...] ([c1892])


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Image Title

:  What I found in baby's pocket! / [words and music by Chas. T. Ellis].

Alternate Title(s)

: A fishhook and a pencil small, a jackknife very handy. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) Count Casper. What I found in baby's pocket! [uniform title] Title 3.) I know a cunning little man, as high as this he'll measure. [first line]

Creator(s)

: Ellis, Chas. T. -- Composer
Ellis, Chas. T. -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Ellis, Chas. T. -- Singer

Published Date

: [c1892]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (4 p.) ; 36 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration is a drawing of a man [presumably Chas. T. Ellis] standing, holding and admiring a boy's short pants, a toy trumpet and doll; near his feet are a top, a ball, and a toy animal. Behind him are a chair with an unidentified piece of clothing, and a bed on which a young boy and girl are sleeping. Note 2.) On cover: Bedford Avenue Theatre one week, commencing Monday Dec. 12, [1892]. "What I found in baby's pocket!" as sung by the celebrated comedian Chas. T. Ellis in Herbert Hall Winslow's comedy-drama Count Casper!

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1892

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1154287

Record ID

: 448680

Digital Item Published

: 12-21-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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