“Mister Dooley” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Mr. Dooley.” The song was written by William Jerome, and composed by Jean Schwartz. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein and Company in 1902. The cover features an image of Thomas Q. Seabrooke, a performer during the time who performed in popular Vaudeville shows such as “The Chinese Honeymoon” where the song “Mr. Dooley” originated. As a known performer, his image was used to help sell the sheet music. The lower portion of the cover also features smaller portraits of composers Jerome and Schwartz.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
1902
lyricist
Jerome, William
composer
Schwartz, Jean
user
Woodside, Lura
performer
Seabrooke, Thomas Q.
publisher
Shapiro, Bernstein and Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Place Made
United States
ID Number
1979.1154.03
accession number
1979.1154
catalog number
1979.1154.03
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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