|Title||Composer Ernest Ball, October 1916 |
|Photographer||Apeda, New York |
|Notes||Ernest Ball composed many popular American songs in the early part of the 20th century. Among these were "Mother Machree, " "Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold, " "Love Me and the World Is Mine, " and "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling." He played at the Alhambra Theater the week of Oct. 15, 1916. In performance, he played many of his own compositions on the piano.|
Autograph on photo.
PH Coll 569.23
|Contextual Notes||Charles "Tiny" Burnett was known for his popular orchestra leadership in the Orpheum Circuit vaudeville theaters here from 1915-1933. Over the years, Burnett amassed a large collection of souvenir photographs from the performers with whom he worked. Many of the photographs are studio portraits signed with fond notes by the performers, who range from novelty acts and circus attractions to opera singers and silent film actors.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Musicians |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Ball, Ernest, 1878-1927; Theater--United States--History--19th century |
|Location Depicted||United States |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collection Division |
|Repository Collection||Charles "Tiny" Burnett photograph collection. PH Coll 569 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanner 1000x at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2010 |