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“Up in a Balloon”

“Up in a Balloon”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Up in a Balloon” was written and composed by G. W. Hunt and published by R.M. DeWitt of New York, New York in 1869. The cover is a green background with white parchment scrolls that frames the lettering on the cover. There are five small cherubs scattered around the cover, and one is playing a harp, and another the pan flute.
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Object Name
sheet music
date made
Hunt, G. W.
R. M. Dewitt
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Florence Gerhard Casper
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Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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