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Creator:
Mackney, C. H., composer.
Title(s):

The kiss in the railway train / words by Watkin Williams ; composed by C.H. Mackney ; sung ... by Emma Thornton, Kate Harley, Emma Kerridge, Ada Marion, Emma Mowbrey [and] Louise Fowler.

Additional Title(s):

First line: Some say a trip by rail

Published/Created:
London : B. Williams, [1864]
Physical Description:
1 score (7 pages) : color illustrations ; 36 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
M1622.M3 K5 1864+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Music (printed)
Notes:
Song for voice and piano.
Chromolithographed cover illustration by Concanen, Lee & Siebe, lith.
A mid-Victorian Music Hall song that relies on a double-entendre to suggest something more salacious. The song describes an encounter in a railway carriage on a train to Brighton.
Subject Terms:
Kissing -- Songs and music.
Popular music -- To 1901.
Robbery -- Songs and music.
Trains -- Songs and music.
Form/Genre:
Chromolithographs -- 1864.
Sheet music.
Contributors:
Williams, Watkin, songwriter, lyricist.
Harley, Kate.
Thornton, Emma.
Kerridge, Emma.
Marion, Ada.
Mowbray, Emma.
Fowler, Louisa.
Concanen, Lee & Siebe, lithographer.
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