“My Little Sally Green (My Dusky Queen)” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “My Little Sally Green (My Dusky Queen)” was written by Will A. Heelan and composed by Harry Von Tilzer. The music was originally published by Shapiro, Bernstein, and Von Tilzer of New York, New York in 1902. This sheet appeared as a musical supplement to the New York Herald on April 20, 1902. On top of the sheet is a picture of a well-dressed black couple dancing, drawn in the stereotypical caricature that was prominent during the period.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
leaflet
sheet music
date made
1902
composer
Von Tilzer, Harry
lyricist
Heelan, Will A.
publisher
Shapiro, Bernstein and Von Tilzer
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.41
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.41
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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