Old Abe Polka

Title

Old Abe Polka

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Leidersdorf B. and co
Sheet music
Polka (Dance)

Description

Cover depicts pictures of Abraham Lincoln and uses his image for advirtisements for tobacco products. The cover also depicts pictures of African American slaves. B. Leidersdorf manufactures of Old Abe Tobaccos. "We extend our compliments to all friends of Honest Old Abe who is the patron of the Old Abe chewing and smoking tobaccos so popular all over the country. We bespeak your friendship and remain.."

Creator

No information avaiable on the composer.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1880

Contributor

Litho. & Engr. Company

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301099
711255035

Coverage

Milwaukee

Transcription

OLD ABE POLKA Composed for Piano

for B. Leidersdorf & Co. Manufacturers of Old Abe Tobaccos

We extend our compliments to all friends of Honest 'Old Abe' who is the patron of the 'Old Abe' Chewing & Smoking Tobaccos so popular all over the country. We bespeak your friendship for it and remain Yours very truly B. Leidersdorf & Co. Sole proprietors and Manufacturers.


OLD ABE POLKA

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

No information avaiable on the composer., “Old Abe Polka,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20054.