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Title: "Blue Peter"

Accession Number: 2008.93.1
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Rooke, Charles W.; Lancelott, W.F.; F. Pitman Hart & Co. Ltd.
Place: England, London
Date: 1890 - 1899
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "Blue Peter", a nautical baritone song; written and sung by Charles W. Rooke; composed by W.F. Lancelott; published London, by F.Pitman Hart & Co. Ltd., circa 1890's; cover is monochrome blue lithograph, stylized rope letters, and "Blue Peter" flag; 3 pages. The "Blue Peter" was the P flag, blue ground with white rectangle in center, hoisted when ship is about to sail and all should report on board. [Ref: Kemp, "Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea".]

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