Three Polkas, Composed by A. Wallerstein, Auther of Jenny Lind Polka. Balloon Polka. The Brunette Polka. Adriatic Polka.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored


  • Mat: 40.2 × 33cm (15 13/16 in. × 13 in.)
  • Unmatted: 33.7 × 25.7cm (13 1/4 × 10 1/8 in.)

Physical Description

  • Sheet music cover with colored lithograph printing (sheet music not present). The three scenes on the cover relate to the titles of the three polkas in the book. The top image relates to the 'Balloon Polka,' and shows a balloon aloft over water with a female figure in the basket holding two flags. The coastline is on the left side of the image, and there are ships on the water. The other two polkas and their images are not related to aviation.
  • 'New York. Published by Firth, Pond & Co. 1, Franklin Sq. Columbia Geo. Chas. Reps & Co. Lith. of Sarony & Major, NY. Buffalo, John Sage & Son. Milwaukee, Ilsley & Co.'


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