“Where the Bamboo Babies Grow”

“Where the Bamboo Babies Grow”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Where the Bamboo Babies Grow.” The song’s lyrics were written by Lew Brown and the music was composed by Walter Donaldson. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. of New York, New York in 1922. The blue and grey cover features an illustration of an enthusiastic sailor, with an inset image of two women wearing floral wreaths on their head standing in tall bamboo. The illustration is signed “Wohlman.”
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 23.495 cm
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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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