Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper in Liverpool - between at the end of the 1890's and in the beginning of the 1900's

from De Nobis, pages 49-50 part 1:

[Daisy Cowper reminisces about the rare event of children’s birthday parties, including her own, around the age of nine or ten. ‘The Mount’ refers to the street in Toxteth, Liverpool where Daisy grew up].


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Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper, De Nobis. In Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography, University of Brunel Library, Special Collections, number 1.182, p. 49-50 part 1. accessed: 25 May, 2024 (By permission of University of Brunel Library, Special Collections)

location of experience: Liverpool


Dorothy 'Daisy' Cowper
school teacher, Writer

Listening to

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'The Battle March of Delhi'
written by John Pridham
performed by Girl
'The Little Flower Seller' performed by Girls
'The Robin's Return'
written by Leander Fisher
performed by Girl
'The Maiden's Prayer'
written by Tekla Badarzewska-Baranowska
performed by Girl
'Little Sister' performed by Girls

Experience Information

Date/Time between at the end of the 1890's and in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


The song that Daisy Cowper names as 'The Little Flower Seller' might refer to 'Won't you buy my pretty flowers?' by G.W. Persley, which was a very popular sentimental song at the time.

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:38:30 +0100
Approved on Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:37:49 +0000