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“Eulah! Eulah! (My Indian Maid)”

“Eulah! Eulah! (My Indian Maid)”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Eulah! Eulah! (My Indian Maid)” that was written and composed by Max Hoffmann. The sheet music was published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Company in 1902. The purple cover has an illustration of an Indian woman with a feather in her hair, and an inset photograph of Miss Gertrude Hoffmann reclining at a bench in the lower left corner of the cover. Gertrude and Max Hoffmann were married and she would often perform songs he had composed.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
Hoffmann, Gertrude
Shapiro, Bernstein and Co.
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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