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When violets are there
Additional title: I know a green and shady bower, by a gently flowing stream. [first line]
Additional title: When violets are there, when their perfurme rises near. [first line of chorus]
McClure, Charles Floyd (Lyricist)
McClure, Charles Floyd (Composer)
Bonehill, Bessie (Singer)
Riley, F. W. (Owner)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Joseph Flanner
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Attachment behavior
Content: Cover also includes a drawing of a gathering of violets.
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Bessie Bonehill with the caption: As sung with great success by the charming Miss Bessie Bonehill.
Content: Former owner's signature on cover at top left: F. W. Riley, 1896.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Charles Floyd McClure.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec428dd0-c58f-012f-b700-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When violets are there" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0731-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When violets are there" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0731-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894). When violets are there Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0731-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When violets are there