Item #28241 The Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, sheet music cover art. Music, Racism, Billy Johnson, Bob Cole.

The Wedding of the Chinee and the Coon, sheet music cover art.

New York: Howley, Haviland & Co., c. 1890. Illustrated sheet music cover with orange blue and white illustrations of a wedding, with bride in fancy traditional Chinese dress, and an African American groom, and preacher.
Cover only, no lyrics/music although verso has sample bars of other sheet music offered including those titles with politically incorrect language, "Tell Me Will You Always Love Me Honey," I'se Been Up Against It", "De Blue Gum Nigger".

10 3/4 x 14", 2pp, edges ruffled., closed tear lower right repaired with archival tape. Good + overall. Item #28241

Price: $125.00

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