“Pretty Little China Maid”

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.

Date Made: 1901

Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein and Von Tilzer

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: 1983.0424.078Accession Number: 1983.0424Catalog Number: 1983.0424.078

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ea17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_670932

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