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1920 Sheet Music When My Baby Smiles at Me Greenwich Village Follies Ted ZSM5

1920 Sheet Music When My Baby Smiles at Me Greenwich Village Follies Ted ZSM5

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"When My Baby Smiles at Me"

This is an original 1920 piece of sheet music (Large Format). Words by Ted Lewis and Andrew B. Sterling, and music by Bill Munro. Copyright © 1920 by Harry Von Tilzer Music. Pub. Co. The cover art by Albert Wilfred Barbelle features Ted Lewis singing the song in the "Greenwich Village Follies."


This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No water damage. There are some creases and small tears along the margin edges (some of which are repaired with tape); and a signature in ink in the top right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Sheet Music; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.75 inches; 27 x 35 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.

This piece was illustrated by Barbelle, Albert Wilfred. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

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