This sheet music for the song "Playmates" was written by Harry Dacre and published by George M. Klenk & Co., in New York, New York, in 1889.
Printed on cover is "Bessie Bonehill's Great Song." Bessie Bonehill (1855-1902) was an English vaudeville singer, comedian, and male impersonator. In the 1890s, Bonehill toured throughout the United States, becoming one of the most popular entertainers of her day.
National Museum of American History
Location: Currently not on view
maker: George M. Klenk & Co.
ID Number: 2015.0019.01
accession number: 2015.0019
catalog number: 2015.0019.01
date made: 1889
Physical Description: paper (overall material)
Physical Description: ink (overall material)
Measurements: overall: 14 in x 10 3/4 in; 35.56 cm x 27.305 cm
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place made: United States: New York, New York City