“The Coldest Coon in Town” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “The Coldest Coon in Town” was written by Andrew B. Sterling and composed by Harry Von Tilzer. The song was originally published by W. C. Dunn and Co. of New York, New York in 1899, and republished as a supplement to the “New York Herald Supplement” on March 16, 1902. The sheet features an illustration of a caricatured black man ice skating on ice that is cracking.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1902
lyricist
Sterling, Andrew B.
composer
Von Tilzer, Harry
publisher
W. C. Dunn and Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/8 in x 10 1/8 in; 35.8775 cm x 25.7175 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.45
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.45
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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