Composed by
Jones, Irving
Subject of
Wilson, George R.
Published by
Jos. W. Stern & Co., American
Owned by
McDonald, Vernon Sugg, American, 1906 - 1982
Sugg, Mary Elizabeth, American, 1839 - 1915
ink on paper
H x W: 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.6 × 27.6 cm)
Sheet music for the song Take Your Clothes and Go. The front cover features a black and white image of a woman pointing at a suitcase full of clothes while a man looks at her. The black and blue type on the front cover is set against a white and blue background and reads: [A GENUINE RAG TIME COON ODDITY / TAKE YOUR / CLOTHES AND GO / SUNG WITH / UNBOUNDED / SUCCESS BY / GEO. WILSON OF / PRIMROSE AND WEST'S / MINSTRELS / LEW / DOCHSTADER / IRVING JONES / BILLY FARREL / JOHNSON AND DEAN / AND / OTHER WELLKNOWN / VOCALISTS / WORDS AND MUSIC BY / IRVING / JONES / 5 / LEAVE THIS HOUSE WHEN YOU GET YOUR TRUNK PACKED. / PUBLISHED BY JOS. W. STERN & CO / 45 EAST 20th ST / NEW YORK / FRANK DEAN & CO., 31 Castle St. Oxford St., W., London.]. The interior of the front cover has sheet music for several short songs. The interior of the sheet music contains five pages of musical bars and notes in black ink for the song Take Your Clothes and Go. The back cover has additional sheet music for several more short songs.
Place collected
Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
sheet music
Minstrel (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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