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“The Jack O'Lantern Girl”

“The Jack O'Lantern Girl”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “The Jack O’Lantern Girl” was written by Glen MacDonough and composed by Victor Herbert. The music was published by Witmark and Sons of New York, New York in 1904, and appeared as a supplement to the New York Herald on March 12, 1905. The cover features an illustration of “Jack O’ Lanterns” wearing trench coats and top hats behind a photo of Miss Bessie Clayton dancing “on point.” An inset photograph of Lew M. Fields is on the lower left. The cover notes that the song was “sung by Miss Bessie Clayon in “It Happened in Nordland.”
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
M. Witmark & Sons
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 37.465 cm x 27.305 cm
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accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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