“Down Among the Sheltering Palms” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Down Among the Sheltering Palms,” which was written by James Brockman and composed by Abe Olman. Leo Feist, Inc. of New York, New York published this sheet music in 1915. The yellow and green cover features an image of a steamboat going down a river. The cover is signed with a Rosebud, the symbol of an artist or multiple artists often employed by Feist and Berlin. There is an inset photograph of Al Jolson on the lower right of the cover.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Jolson, Al
Feist, Leo
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.925 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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