“I Love You in the Same Old Way” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “I Love You in The Same Old Way.” The song was written by Walter H. Ford and composed by John W. Brattor, and published by Witmark and Sons in 1896. The cover features the portraits of Maxwell and Simpson who originally sang and illustrated the song in their Vaudeville routine. In performances of illustrated songs, pre-photographed scenes that conveyed the content of the song would be projected on the stage behind the performers as a visual aid for the audience.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
date made
Ford, Walter H.
Bratton, John W.
M. Witmark & Sons
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Illinois, Chicago
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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