“Pretty Little China Maid”

“Pretty Little China Maid”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Pretty Little China Maid” that was written and composed by Maude Nugent. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer of New York City in 1901. The pink and red cover has illustrated grapes surrounding the titles of the various songs that were part of the comedic musical “Champagne Charlie.”There is a full length photo of Augustus Thomas, who performed the song, set into the cover illustration. The cover is signed by Starmer.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1901
publisher
Shapiro, Bernstein and Von Tilzer
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.078
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.078
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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