[Sheet music] A Soldier's Thought of Home

Accession Number RC11306
Collection number Sheet Music Collection 821
Collection type Published Collection
Measurement Overall: 32 cm x 26 cm
Object type Sheet Music
Maker Dodd, Jas
Jones, Robert William
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c 1920
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
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Description

Sheet music for the song 'A Soldier's Thought of Home', music by Australian composer James E Dodd with lyrics by R W Jones late of the AIF. Copyright for the song was applied for in 1920.

The cover of the sheet music features a photograph of R.W. Jones in uniform. The text and photographs are bordered by illustrations of floral vines.

Towards the bottom of this page is a sound recording of this sheet music, or a parody, that was created as part of the Music and the First World War project. More information about this recording, including names of the performers, can be found on the catalogue record for the sound recording. A link to the catalogue record for the sound recording can be found at the bottom of this page, under the heading ‘Related objects’ where it can be identified with the prefix [sound recording].