“Only a Rose (On the Streets of Gold and Sorrow)”

“Only a Rose (On the Streets of Gold and Sorrow)”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song, "Only a Rose (on the Streets of Gold and Sorrow)” was written and composed by George Little, E. E. Elder and Larry Shay and published by Shapiro, Bernstein and Co. of New York, New York in 1924. The cover is mostly dark blue, with a picture of a woman in long dress by a window. There is an inset photograph of Harry Stephens in right hand corner.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
Place Made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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