"Killarney" by Miss Marie Narelle and a Magic Lantern Presentation

Edison Gold Moulded Record No. 9081


The Edison Phonograph Monthly Release Notes, August 1905


Killarney in a Magic Lantern Presentation accompanied by Miss Marie Narelle singing Killarney, Edison Gold Moulded Record No. 9081 (1905).


Miss Marie Narelle, The Queen of Irish Song, Auckland Weekly News, December 20, 1906 - Courtesy Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19061220-8-1


1904 St. Louis Exposition poster by Alphonse Mucha

Narelle was part of the Australia delegation for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (a.k.a. St. Louis World's Fair and St. Louis Universal Exposition) and was invited by Gov. David. R. Francis of Missouri "to sing at the opening of St. Louis Exposition. She remained through the summer, singing in the Irish Village with John McCormack." (1 & 2)


"Killarney" Humor - The Edison Phonograph Monthly, December 1906


The Edison Phonograph Monthly, August 1905 which includes Record No. 9081 Killarney


Killarney, painting by Alphonse Dousseau, 1830 (Courtesy of National Library of Wales)

Marie Narelle (1870-1941), by U.S. Lithograph Company, 1906 Tasmaniana Library, State Library of Tasmania.