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“Under the Banana Tree”

“Under the Banana Tree”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Under the Banana Tree.” Arthur J. Lamb wrote the lyrics for the song and Lawrence B. O’Connor composed the music. The sheet music was published by G.W. Setchell of Boston, Massachusetts in 1904. The blue cover has an illustration of blue flower, with an inset image of popular singer and actress Jennie Yeamans in the center. The illustration was signed “Fisher.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1904
publisher
G. W. Setchell
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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
1983.0424.158
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.158
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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