1. Creator/Author:
  2. Charles Jarvis (2)

Our American Cousin Polka

Creator:
Charles Jarvis, Wm. H. Coulston
Location:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Origin Date:
1858
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0310
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, “Our American Cousin Polka.” The cover features a color illustration of a young man with a moustache wearing a hat and a coat and carrying a bag. The title is printed in black lettering in an arch at the top of the cover with “Respectfully inscribed to Messrs. Wheatly & Clarke, Managers of the Arch St. Theatre, Philadelphia” printed below it. “Mr. J. S. Clarke, as he appears in his popular character of ‘Asa Trenchard’ now performing with unabated success at the Arch Street Theatre” is printed below the illustration. 5 p. of music. For piano. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.