Item No: pdcp00021
Title: No. 1 The Empire Hook & Ladder polka [graphic] / Composed by Prof. Henry G. Thunder.; P.S. Duval's Steam lith. press, Philada.
Print and Picture Collection
Copyrighted by A. Fiot.
Dedication: Dedicated with esteem to Wm F. Smith esq. President. By his friend Ozeas H. Ramborger.
Empire Hook & Ladder Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphiana - Fire Companies
Sheet music cover showing two fire fighters with the company hook and ladder truck in front of the Empire Fire House at Franklin Street above Wood Street in Kensington. The volunteers, attired in uniforms, stand near the rear of the vehicle on which at the harness end of the truck two trumpets hang. The volunteer fire company was instituted February 6, 1851.
Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 1805-1886 - Printer
Thunder, H. G., 1832-1891 - Composer
Smith, William F., dedicatee
Fiot, A. (Augustus) - Publisher
William Hall & Son - Publisher