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“When I Marry You”

“When I Marry You”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “When I Marry You” that had lyrics written by Alfred Bryan and music composed by Albert Gumble. Jerome H. Remick & Company of New York City published the sheet music in 1908. The cover features a central illustration of a hooded woman, and illustrator André De Takacs signed the cover “De Takacs.” There is an inset photograph of Cheridah Simpson in the lower right of the cover, who would have featured the song in her performances.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1908
publisher
Jerome H. Remick & Co.
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; 34.925 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.117
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.117
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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