“Where the Bamboo Babies Grow” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Where the Bamboo Babies Grow.” The song’s lyrics were written by Lew Brown and the music was composed by Walter Donaldson. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. of New York, New York in 1922. The blue and grey cover features an illustration of an enthusiastic sailor, with an inset image of two women wearing floral wreaths on their head standing in tall bamboo. The illustration is signed “Wohlman.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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