Sheet music booklet - "The Cricketer's Polka"

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Sheet music
Date Used
Circa 1850s
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Brief Description
Large format sheet-music booklet, made up of the front and back covers, and two double- sided pages. Front cover features a colour picture of a cricket match in progress, under a large tree, with several of the men wearing top hats. Entitled "THE CRICKETER'S POLKA./ INTRODUCING AIRS FROM MASANIELLO/ Most Respectfully dedicated/ TO THE/ CRICKETERS OF ENGLAND/ BY/ R.W. KÖHLER./ MEMBER OF THE SCARBOROUGH CRICKET CLUB". A hard- to-read handwritten dedication is in the upper RH corner, dated 185-(cut off).
0 - Whole: H: 345 W: 255mm (H: 13 9/16 W: 10 1/16")
Date Used
Circa 1850s
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr. Anthony Baer


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