1852, English, Printed music edition: The GREAT BRITAIN polka Frederic Ellard, ?-1867

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The GREAT BRITAIN polka
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/251071624
Physical Description
  • Ephemera
  • Ink on paper
  • Sheet music
Published
  • c 1852
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The GREAT BRITAIN Polka
Creator
  • Frederic Ellard, ?-1867
Other Contributors
  • W G Mason, 1820-1866
  • Woolcott and Clarke
Published
  • c 1852
Physical Description
  • Ephemera
  • Ink on paper
  • Sheet music
Part Of
  • ANMM Collection
Summary
  • This piano sheet music was written to commemorate the first arrival of the steamship GREAT BRITAIN to Sydney Harbour. It was dedicated to Captain and Mrs Matthews, by the publishers Woolcott and Clarke. The cover features a wood engraving depicting the GREAT BRITAIN anchored in the harbour.
  • The 'Great Britain Polka' was written to commemorate the first arrival of the Steamship GREAT BRITAIN to Sydney Harbour in the 1850s. It was dedicated to the ship Captain Matthews and his wife by the publishers Woolcott and Clarke. An engraving of the GREAT BRITAIN anchored in the harbour is shown on the cover. At the time of its arrival this magnificent and modern ship instigated the production of a number of musical sheet scores.
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Language
  • English
Identifier
  • 21812
  • 00027126
  • 45155
  • 00003790
Merge History
Merged into this work on 2019-08-04 11:21:21.0 by user:public:australharmony who recorded this note:

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