“Beneath the Evening Star”


This sheet music for the song “Beneath the Evening Star” was written by Walter H. Ford and composed by John W. Brattow. The music was originally published by Witmark and Sons of New York, New York in 1900, and appeared in a supplement to the New York Herald on March 29, 1903. The sheet has an image of a house on a hill, with a foreground of flowers. Newspapers would often include these supplements in their Sunday editions to boost sales because of the popularity of sheet music during this time.

Publishing Date: 1903

Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0440.09Accession Number: 1982.0440Catalog Number: 1982.0440.09

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 10 1/8 in; 35.56 cm x 25.7175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-61c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1333184

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