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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song "Playmates," by Harry Dacre. It was published by George M. Klenk & Co., in New York, New York, in 1889.
Printed on cover is "Bessie Bonehill's Great Song." Bessie Bonehill (1855-1902) was an English vaudeville singer, comedian, and male impersonator. In the 1890s, Bonehill toured throughout the United States, becoming one of the most popular entertainers of her time.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
George M. Klenk & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
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accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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