"We'll Gather Lilacs"


This sheet music is for the song “We’ll Gather Lilacs,” with words and music by Ivor Novello. It was published by Chappell and Co. in New York, New York in 1935.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artists Benjamin “Jorj” Harris (1904-1957) and Georgette Harris (1902-1963). The couple was known for their airbrush art and Art Deco style.

Publishing Date: 1935

Publisher: Chappell and Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Ruth Mildred Hunter

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0021.49Accession Number: 1986.0021Catalog Number: 1986.0021.49

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 21.59 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-294a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1331186

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