“At an Ole Virginia Wedding” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song "At an Ole Virginia Wedding" was written and composed by Maurice J. Steinberg. The music was originally published by T. B. Harms and Co. of New York, New York in 1900 and as a Musical Supplement to the “Philadelphia Press on Sunday, September 9, 1900. The cover portrays a Negro wedding ceremony. The colorful image depicts a bride and groom with stereotyped features. The background shows the guests dancing and talking while a band plays in the top right corner of the picture.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Philadelphia Press
composer; lyricist
Maurice J. Steinberg & Co.
T. B. Harms & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 36.195 cm x 26.035 cm
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
African American
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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