"In the Land of Wedding Bells"


This sheet music is for the song “In the Land of Wedding Bells,” with words by Howard L. Johnson and music by George W. Meyer. It was published by Leo Feist in New York, New York in 1917. The cover features an image of a clock tower and three cherubs with bells. There is an inset image of composer and musician Willie Weston.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by Rosenbaum Studios. The firm was founded by Morris Rosenbaum (1886-1953) in the early 1910s. There were several artists working for Rosenbaum Studios throughout the firm’s 27 years in operation. Variations of a rosebud/RS symbol were used to sign the artwork. Morris Rosenbaum was commissioned to create the logo for the newly formed film company MGM (Metro Goldwyn Mayer) in 1924.

Publishing Date: 1917

Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc.

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: 1985.0808.05Accession Number: 1985.0808Catalog Number: 1985.0808.05

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_681568

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