Historical information

This is a collection of music, written by well- known composers, who were popular in the late 19th century.


the music contained in this folio was popular and well known to a large number of people. It contains pieces such as “The Lesson of the Water mill” written by young English poet Sarah Doudney when she was 15 years old to “The Menuet” which was written by I.J. Paderewski who was one of the most loved Polish composers who travelled the World entertaining with his music. He came to Australia in the early 1900’s for a concert tour.

Physical description

Six music sheets covered with brown paper and two with newspaper towards the rear.
The individual pieces of music all have a coloured cover, the first being, “The lesson of the Water Mill” by Bond Andrews. The last in the folio is Menuet by I.J. Paderewski.
The pieces have been hand-stitched together with cotton.

Inscriptions & markings

Stamps, Miss Gwen Jones Music seller 151 Liebig St Warrnambool, Deany’s Pianop, organ and Music Warehouse Liebig St Warrnambool, Rowan’s Music Store Liebig St Warrnambool.