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Put my little toys away / words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by B.M. Garrett.
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Image ID: 1256545

Put my little toys away / words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by B.M. Garrett.  [Mamma, kiss me, I'll be good and go to sleep. [first line of...] (1900)

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Image Title

:  Put my little toys away / words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by B.M. Garrett.

Alternate Title(s)

: Mamma, kiss me, I'll be good and go to sleep. [first line of chorus] Title 2.) While the birds were homeward winging; close beside her mother's knee. [first line of song]

Creator(s)

: Trevelyan, Arthur -- Lyricist
Garrett, B. M. -- Composer

Published Date

: 1900

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes line drawing of a mother, seated, watching her daughter put her doll away. Note 2.) On cover: Composed expressly for the Sunday World. Printed as a supplement to the New York World, Sunday, January 7, 1900. Note 3.) Subtitle below caption title: Pathetic song and refrain. Note 4.) Summary: A mother watches as her child goes to sleep, asking the mother to put the toys away; only the mother knows that the child is dying and that she will sleep forever.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

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

Digital ID

: 1256545

Record ID

: 609679

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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