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“Rose in the Bud”

“Rose in the Bud”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song, "Rose in the Bud” was written by Percy J. Barrow and composed by Dorothy Forster. The music was published by Chappel-Harms Inc. of New York, New York in 1907. The song was “Introduced by Phyllis Haver in D.W. Griffiths United Artists Production, ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’” The cover features a photograph of actress Phyllis Haver in the center of the page looking coquettishly at the viewer. There is also a rose design on the left side of the cover.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
Chappell-Harms Inc.
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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As I was going thru old boxes and memories... I found some sheet music .. all hand written and signed by Percy J. Barrow. Dated June 8th, 1914. With music by Dorothy Forster! My Grandmother used to be a pianist and I am sure it was something of hers. Looks like it was written with a fountain pen .. and some pencil?

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