“Back to the Old, Old Home” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song, "Back to the Old, Old Home" was written by Arthur Lamb and composed by Harry Carson. The music was published by the Thompson Music Company of Chicago, Illinois in 1893. The simple cover is white with black bubble lettering, and advertises the song as a “ballad with waltz refrain.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Carson, Harry F.
Lamb, Arthur J.
Thompson Music Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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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