The Sultan’s Polka

The Sultan’s Polka

Creator
Brandard, John
Charles D'Albert
Date
Circa 1873
Code
CH/5/6/5/29
Extent
Single sheet of paper
Level
Item
Repository
MoDA
Scope
Lithographic colour music cover sheet for 'The Sultan's Polka'. Lithograph by John Brandard. Composed by Charles D'Albert. Published by Chappell and Company, London, ciirca 1873. Shows a man in the foreground, in eastern dress of a turban, green and red jacket and red pantaloons, holding a scimitar in one hand while the other hand holds on to the reins of a horse stood behind him. The man is looking to the side. Behind him are tents and other men in eastern dress, mounted on horses, with one man holding a flag. Composer and publisher's details printed below.