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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Embarassment” was written and composed by Franz Abt, and published by R.A. Saalfield. The cover has that word “Perplexity” in quotes at the top, and the quote, “I fain a winning tale would tell thee, but yet I know not what to say” in the middle of the cover. The cover is framed with a simple pattern.
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Object Name
sheet music
Richard A. Saalfield
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 13 in x 9 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 24.13 cm
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Sheet Music
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National Museum of American History
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