“Beneath the Evening Star” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Beneath the Evening Star” was written by Walter H. Ford and composed by John W. Brattow. The music was originally published by Witmark and Sons of New York, New York in 1900, and appeared in a supplement to the New York Herald on March 29, 1903. The sheet has an image of a house on a hill, with a foreground of flowers. Newspapers would often include these supplements in their Sunday editions to boost sales because of the popularity of sheet music during this time.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
1903
publisher
M. Witmark & Sons
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/8 in; 35.56 cm x 25.7175 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.09
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.09
subject
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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