"By the Beautiful Sea"

"By the Beautiful Sea"

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This sheet music is for the song “By the Beautiful Sea,” with words by Harold R. Atteridge and music by Harry Carroll. It was published by Shapiro, Bernstein and Co. in New York, New York in 1914. The cover features a beach scene and an inset of the vocal group Stanford Four, who after 1922 was known as the Shannon Four.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artist Edward H. Pfeiffer (1868-1932). Pfeiffer was active from 1892 to the early 1930s, creating cover art for over 100 music publishers.

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Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 10 1/2 in; 35.56 cm x 26.67 cm
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accession number
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National Museum of American History
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