[Brown wax home recording of Christmas polka by Winnie Hemenway, January 15, 1902].
Announcement at beginning: "Christmas Polka, by Winnie Hemenway, played January the fifteenth, nineteen two."
Brown wax cylinder.
Inscription on slip: "Winnie Hemenway."
Place of recording likely the United States.
Solo on harmonium or similar keyboard instrument. After a gap, a man says: "This is a big horn, how do you like it?" followed by another brief performance on the same instrument.
Sung in English.
The David Giovannoni Collection of home cylinder recordings (Set Number: 109-01, Originally acquired: Kurt Nauck, Vintage Record Auction #38, May 2008).
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