“Where the Honey Suckles Grow” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Where the Honey Suckles Grow” was written and composed by Arthur S. Josselyn and published by Otto Sutro of Baltimore, Maryland in 1884. The song was published “to Messrs. Primrose and West, of Thatcher, Primrose, and West’s Minstrels.” George Primrose and William West were originally a blackface song and dance team before turning into owners of a high-class minstrel troupe. George Thatcher was a troupe member who eventually became a partner and later had his own troupe.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
Otto Sutro
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 9 1/2 in x 13 in; 24.13 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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