“The Queen of Charcoal Alley” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “The Queen of Charcoal Alley” was written by Andrew B. Sterling and composed by Howard and Emerson. The music was originally published by T. B. Harms and Co. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1900, and appeared as a musical supplement to the “Philadelphia Press” on Sunday, November 25, 1900. The cover features an illustration of a well dressed black couple with a poodle, and the illustration is framed with drawings of sunflowers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
leaflet
sheet music
date made
1900
composer
Emerson, Ida
lyricist
Sterling, Andrew B.
composer
Howard, Joseph E.
publisher
T. B. Harms & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 36.83 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.32
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.32
subject
Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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