“Mother's Paisley Shawl”

“Mother's Paisley Shawl”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Mother's Paisley Shawl” from the musical comedy “Maytime in Erin.” The song’s lyrics were written by George Kershaw and the music was composed by Walter Scanlan. The sheet music was published by Waterson, Berlin, and Snyder Company in 1922. The green and white cover features a circular inset image of Walter Scanlan, who starred in “Maytime in Erin,” which was produced by George M. Gatts. There is a small illustration of a castle in the lower left of the cover.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
depicted (sitter)
Scanlan, Walter
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
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
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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