Ten Little Negro Boys.Sung by the Royal Christys Minstrels.
Wood engraved music cover. Sheet 335 x 245mm. 13¼ x 9¾". Edges worn.
The music cover of a "comic song", similar to 'Ten Green Bottles', chronicling the demise of the boys, one at a time. It begins "Ten lit-tle Ne-groes drink-ing Sher-ry wine, One swallow'd glass and all and then there were nine". Among the vignette scenes on the cover is a policeman using his truncheon on a submissive child.
[Ref: 17918] £70.00