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Snap-shot Sal / words and music by Williams and Walker.
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Image ID: 1256589

Snap-shot Sal / words and music by Williams and Walker.  [Sal Van Astor Gould was up to date in ev'ry little caper. [f...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  Snap-shot Sal / words and music by Williams and Walker.

Alternate Title(s)

: Sal Van Astor Gould was up to date in ev'ry little caper. [first line of song] Title 2.) Won't you wait and let me take your photograph? [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Williams & Walker (Comedy team) -- Lyricist
Williams & Walker (Comedy team) -- Composer

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 4 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: On cover: Composed expressly for the New York Sunday World. Note 2.) The Sunday World's Album of ten great original songs. Part 5; Published as a supplement to the New York World. Sunday, Oct. 1, 1899. Note 3.) Cover design [by Rank Parker?] includes drawing of an African American woman in a long dress and hat carrying a camera. Note 4.) Summary: Using ethnic stereotyped language, the narrator humorously describes an African American woman who is laid off from photographic work and starts photographing on her own.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1256589

Record ID

: 609638

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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