“The Man Behind the Gun” March Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Man Behind the Gun” March. The song was composed by John Philip Sousa, and published by The John Church Company in 1899. The cover features an illustrated portrait of John Philip Sousa with a rope tied to an anchor in front of a flag of stars. The song was part of the musical “Chris and the Wonderful Lamp,” which Sousa wrote the music for.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1899
composer
Sousa, John Philip
publisher
John Church Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0313.01
accession number
1983.0313
catalog number
1983.0313.01
subject
Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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