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1917 Sheet Music In the Land of Wedding Bells Cupid Cherub Church Geo. W ZSM5

1917 Sheet Music In the Land of Wedding Bells Cupid Cherub Church Geo. W ZSM5

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"In the Land of Wedding Bells"

This is an original 1917 piece of sheet music (Large Format). Words by Howard Johnson and music by Geo. W. Meyer. Copyright © 1917 by Leo. Feist, Inc. The cover art features cupids and wedding bells over a church silhouetted in the moonlight, and an inset halftone image of the vaudeville team of Santly and Norton.


This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No water damage. There is some general wear especially along the margin edges.

  • Product Type: Original Sheet Music; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.5 inches; 27 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

The beginning of the 20th century saw an explosion in the publishing of sheet music for popular parlor songs. Every middle-class home had a piano and folks entertained themselves with these sweetly sentimental or patriotic tunes. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of these songs in Large Format sheet music form including many World War I songs as well as the popular vaudeville songs of the day. The artwork featured on each cover is as fascinating and diverse as the music itself. Whether your interest is musical history, cover design, WWI songs, or you are simply looking for the unusual -- a unique original piece of framable art -- this collection has something for you! Please note that while the music is complete in these items, many of these pieces are in a condition that we generally avoid in other types of ephemera -- e.g. with tears, spine separation, chipping, signatures, etc. However, this is common for sheet music, and it is obvious from their condition that these items were "well-loved" and we offer them with as clear a condition summary as possible.

Keywords specific to this image: Love, Romance, Marriage