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Subject of:
Artie Hall, American, died 1906  Search this
Composed by:
Albert Gumble, 1883 - 1946  Search this
Published by:
Jerome H. Remick & Company, American  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 13 3/8 × 10 5/8 in. (34 × 27 cm)
sheet music
Place collected:
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Sheet music for the song Jessamine. The front cover of the sheet music features an illustration of a woman at center, surrounded by a flower border. A black and white photograph of a woman in blackface appears in bottom right corner with a caption in black type that reads: [Artie Hall]. Black type on front cover reads: [JESSAMINE / SONG / WORDS & MUSIC / by / ALBERT GUMBLE]. The publisher’s information is at the bottom of the cover and reads: [JEROME H REMICK & CO. Successors to WHITNEY WARNER PUB. CO. NEW YORK - DETROIT]. The back side of the front cover in black ink has an advertisement and music for a shorter song titled: [“My Irish Molly O”]. The interior of the sheet music contains three pages of music bars and notes for the song Jessamine in black ink. The back cover has an advertisement for other songs the publisher has printed.
African American  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture