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1894 Handwritten African-American Plantation Song, DE Ol Rusty Hoe

By: C. R. Evans

Price: $295.89

Publisher: Pierce College of Business, 1894 Plantation Song: 1894

Seller ID: 0011026

Condition: Poor


On offer is a fascinating example of African-American music dating from the late 19th century. This one-page piece of music is written on a page that is glued (either purposefully or through time) to a piece of letterhead from an American business college. It measures approximately 12.75 inches by 7 inches. The paper is in fragile state with some creases partially torn. All of the words are clear and visible and the handwriting is quite legible. The song is entitled DE Ole Rusty Hoe. The name C. R. Evans and the date, December 1894, are noted on the bottom, as well as on the reverse. African-A... View more info