“The Fairest of the Fair” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Fairest of the Fair” that was composed by John Philip Sousa. The sheet music was published by The John Church Company in 1908. The march was written for the annual Boston Food Fair, and was dedicated to the Boston Retail Grocers Association. The cover has a background of blooming water lilies, with an inset photograph of Sousa on the left.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1908
composer
Sousa, John Philip
publisher
John Church Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.064
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.064
subject
Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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