"Rock-a-Bye Baby” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song "Rock-a-Bye Baby,” part of a compilation entitled “Songs of the Old Homestead.” The music was published by Charles D. Blake and Company in Boston, Massachusetts in 1887. “The Old Homestead,” was a play written by Denman Thompson in 1885. Thompson’s portrait is included on the lower left of the cover. The cover is a pencil sketch of a family gathered in the living room of an old homestead house, with a depiction of the character Uncle Joshua Whitcomb at the forefront.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1887
publisher
Chas. D. Blake & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1983.0235.02
accession number
1983.0235
catalog number
1983.0235.02
subject
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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