“The Voice of the Violet”

“The Voice of the Violet”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Voice of the Violet” from the play “Old Limerick Town.” Chauncey Olcott wrote the lyrics and composed the music for “Old Limerick Town,” and Olcott’s manager Augustus Pitou wrote the play for him. M. Witmark and Sons of New York City published the sheet music in 1902. The green cover has a full-length cutout image of Chauncey Olcott, who performed the lead role of Neil O’Brien in the play.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1902
performer
Olcott, Chauncey
publisher
M. Witmark & Sons
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.111
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.111
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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