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The Garland Polka
  • Sarony, Major, & Knapp, publisher
    active circa 1846–1892
    Charles Louis Napoléon d'Albert, composer
    born: Hamburg, French Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • The Garland Polka, 1851
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 342.9 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1069

Illustrated cover of sheet music for piano (music not included) by composer, Charles Louis Napoléon d'Albert (1809–1886), German-born of French and Italian descent, pianist, arranger, composer of salon music, balletmaster at the King's Theater and Covent Garden (both in London). Woman in white dress with striped sash viewed from the waist up with flowers around her neck, wrist, and head. Forest landscape in background.