“Lady Bountiful” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Lady Bountiful.” The song’s lyrics were written by Robert Hobart Davis and the music was composed by Louis F. Gottschalk. This sheet music appeared as a supplement to the “New York American and Journal” on Sunday, April 13, 1902. The cover was drawn by Gene Carr, creator of the “Lady Bountiful” comic strip, and shows the character of Lady Bountiful walking down the street in front of a collection of raggedy children. There cover also features an inset photograph of Mamie Gilroy, an actress who portrayed Lady Bountiful in a musical comedy of the same name.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Robbins Music Corporation
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 27.305 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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