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California and You

  • Object:

    Song Sheet

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)
    New York (published)

  • Date:

    1914 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kalmar & Puck Music Co. Inc. (publisher)
    B. Feldman & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithographic print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Kevin Edge

  • Museum number:

    E.1753-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 133, box A

Physical description

Song-sheet for California and You sung by Miss Daisy Dormer. One of Bert Feldman's 6d. editions. Miss Dormer appears in a large oval photograph on the cover. The back features an advertisement for Roland's Pianoforte Tutor, incorporating a black and white photograph of music publisher Bert Feldman. Lettered with title, credits, score, lyrics and copyright details.

Place of Origin

London (published)
New York (published)

Date

1914 (published)

Artist/maker

Kalmar & Puck Music Co. Inc. (publisher)
B. Feldman & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithographic print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title, credits, score, lyrics and copyright details.

'New York : Kalmar & Puck Music Co. inc. / London : B. Feldman & Co. 2,3 & 4, Arthur St., New Oxford St. W.C.2.'
Lettered.

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 26.5 cm

Historical context note

Feldman specialised in heavily promoted, cheap editions of popular American and British songs performed by popular artists, photos of whom would feature in decorous designs such as this.

Descriptive line

Song-sheet for 'California and You' sung by Miss Daisy Dormer. One of Bert Feldman's 6d. editions. Offset lithographic print. Published by Kalmar & Puck Music Co. Inc., New York and B. Feldman & Co. London. 1914.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991. p.39 (illus.).

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Singer; Man; Photograph; Woman; Portrait; Music

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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