Song Sheet Kitty Wells By Thomas Sloan Jr Black Culture - H. De Marsan C1850
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Song Sheet Kitty Wells By Thomas Sloan Jr Black Culture - H. De Marsan C1850:
Hand colored song sheet for 'Kitty Wells' by Thomas Sloan Jr, published by H. DE. Marsan, dealers in songs, toy books, et. NYC. Finely detailed decorative boarder around the outside with images related to music such as a musician playing the banjo or two dark cherubs playing on a drum. The singer (referred to as a 'darkie') is singing about a girl named Kitty Wells who has died, speaking directly to a black audience to tell them about their relationship and the anguish he feels now that she is gone. c1850-60. 9" x 5 1/2"