“A Little Story” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “A Little Story” was written and composed by Beardsley Van de Water and published by Luckhardt and Belder of New York, New York in 1898. The sheet music appeared as a supplement to the “New York Herald” on June 28, 1903. The cover features an illustration of a little child in bed with the covers pulled up to its eyes. An owl is perched on the line framing the music.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
composer; lyricist
Van de Water, Beardsley
Luckhardt & Belder
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 1/8 in x 10 5/16 in; 35.8775 cm x 26.2255 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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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