“Jolly Jennie Jones” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Jolly Jennie Jones” that was written and composed by Fred J. Hamill. The sheet music was published by the Olympia Music Co. of New York City in 1899, and appeared as a supplement to the “New York Journal and Advertiser” on April 16, 1899. The cover has two images of Lottie Gilson, a vaudeville actor known as “The Little Magnet” because of her ability to draw fans to shows and sell sheet music.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Olympia Music Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/2 in x 10 in; 31.75 cm x 25.4 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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