"In the Evening By the Moonlight (Dear Louise)"


This sheet music is for the song, “In the Evening By the Moonlight (Dear Louise),” with words by Andrew B. Sterlin and music by Harry Von Tilzer. It was published by Harry Von Tilzer Publishing Co. in New York, New York. There are separate inset images of Harry Von Tilzer and Edward E. Boyd on the cover.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artist Charles Arthur Etherington (1880-1960). He was most likely trained by his father, Charles Allison Etherington, in the family’s art and engraving shop. Arthur Charles began creating sheet music cover art around 1906 and was active through the early 1910s, subsequently focusing on other areas including advertising art, book illustration, and magazine art.

Publishing Date: 1906

Publisher: Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Credit Line: Gift of Susan Ostroff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0538.08Accession Number: 1988.0538Catalog Number: 1988.0538.08

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/ng49ca746b2-50a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_683403

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