“The Storm Polka” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Storm Polka,” composed by Anton Wallerstein. The George Willig Jr. Company of Baltimore, Maryland published the sheet music in the late 19th century. The cover has illustrations of each of the “Four Polkas” in this collection. There is a drawing of ships coming into San Francisco, a hot air balloon, a ship swept away by a stormy sea, and a train full of people.
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Geo. Willig Jr.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 in x 10 in; 33.02 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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