“Pretty Little China Maid” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Pretty Little China Maid” that was written and composed by Maude Nugent. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer of New York City in 1901. The pink and red cover has illustrated grapes surrounding the titles of the various songs that were part of the comedic musical “Champagne Charlie.”There is a full length photo of Augustus Thomas, who performed the song, set into the cover illustration. The cover is signed by Starmer.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Shapiro, Bernstein and Von Tilzer
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 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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