“Lady Bountiful”

Description (Brief):

This sheet music is for the song “Lady Bountiful.” The song’s lyrics were written by Robert Hobart Davis and the music was composed by Louis F. Gottschalk. This sheet music appeared as a supplement to the “New York American and Journal” on Sunday, April 13, 1902. The cover was drawn by Gene Carr, creator of the “Lady Bountiful” comic strip, and shows the character of Lady Bountiful walking down the street in front of a collection of raggedy children. There cover also features an inset photograph of Mamie Gilroy, an actress who portrayed Lady Bountiful in a musical comedy of the same name.

Date Made: 1902

Publisher: Robbins Music Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0424.054Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.054

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 27.305 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-fecb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670868

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