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“Back to the Old, Old Home”

“Back to the Old, Old Home”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song, "Back to the Old, Old Home" was written by Arthur Lamb and composed by Harry Carson. The music was published by the Thompson Music Company of Chicago, Illinois in 1893. The simple cover is white with black bubble lettering, and advertises the song as a “ballad with waltz refrain.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
1893
composer
Carson, Harry F.
lyricist
Lamb, Arthur J.
publisher
Thompson Music Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1982.0439.08
catalog number
1982.0439.008
accession number
1982.0439
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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