# 22280

"GUMSUCKER" (words); QUIN, A.C. (music)

[SHEET MUSIC; ANZAC] The charge Australians made.

$135.00 AUD

Norwood, S.A. : M. Keogh, [1915]. Cover: “Copyright 4413”. Folio, illustrated front cover, lyrics printed as text inside front cover, 4 pp of music notation (arrangement for voice and piano); wrappers with mild wear and short tears at edges, contents clean; a good copy.

A scarce piece of Australian WWI patriotic sheet music, published soon after Gallipoli and so contributing to the creation of the Anzac legend.

Variant edition with cover design featuring the Australian red ensign rather than view of the Dardanelles.

Copies are recorded in only three Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales; State Library of South Australia).