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Title: "THREE BELLS Polka"

Accession Number: 1994.13.2
Type: sheet music
Maker: Sarony & Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: Circa 1860
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music for "THREE BELLS POLKA", composed and dedicated to Capt. Creighton of ship THREE BELLS, by T. J. Cook, published by S. T. Gordon, in New York. Printed on cover "The gallant conduct of Capt. Creighton of the Ship THREE BELLS in risking his own life to save those of his fellow beings/ on board of the ill fated San Francisco has won for him the admiration of the work and made him the object of innumerable honours and eulogies.". Cover lithograph by Sarony & Co., of vessel THREE BELLS, Capt. Creighton, and two vignettes of the wreck. [Gordon was at the Broadway address listed from 1858-1863]. One loose page of music between covers.

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