“Home Sweet Home Sounds Good to Me”

“Home Sweet Home Sounds Good to Me”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Home Sweet Home Sounds Good to Me.” Andrew B. Sterling wrote the lyrics to the song and Harry Von Tilzer composed the music. The Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Company of New York City published this sheet music in 1906. The cover has a blue, black, and red background featuring images of flowers, and an illustrated inset caricature of a black man sitting on a steamer trunk by a railroad line. Gene Buck signed the illustration on the lower left of the cover. There is a small inset photograph of Harry Von Tilzer, and another inset photograph of an unknown performer on the bottom right of the cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1906
lyricist
Von Tilzer, Harry
composer
Sterling, Andrew B.
publisher
Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.129
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.129
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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