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Category:Sheet Music Lithograph Covers at Boston Public Library

Selection of lithograph print front covers of music scores held in Boston Public Library.

The illustrations include a number of notable composers and performers as well as providing an impression of American southern states' popular culture of the 1840s through to 1870s.

The source Flickr set is at http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/sets/72157605057546935/

Virginia Serenaders (Boston Public Library).jpg

Example detail from "Songs of the Virginia Serenaders" showing two (white skinned) performers made up as black men. Songs listed in their performance included "Who's dat nigger dare peepin"

Media in category "Sheet Music Lithograph Covers at Boston Public Library"

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