1860s Rare Minstrels Broadside, Prof Martz's Gift Songs, Illustrated For Sale
1860s Rare Minstrels Broadside, Prof Martz's Gift Songs!, ProgrammeIllustrated
Large illustrated broadside, printed A. M. Lunt, Steam Job Printer, Boston. Single side.
Very racist, skewering bothblacks and theIrish. Uses the "N" word and writes of Irishman Paddy Doyle.
Songs include: Hoolagan McCarty; Off with Sarah Jane; Dinah's Wedding; The Rising Generation.
"Way down in Alabama thar used to live a n*gger, He use to cut a figger till he didn't get no bigger."
Date: No date, circa late 1860s-early 1870s. Martz had a songster book pub. 1871; Lunt was printing similar items late 1860s.
Size: 12.5" x 19"
Condition: VG, scattered foxing, no tears. Printed light stock, durable paper.
Will ship folded as found.
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