"When A Man's A Little Bit Poorly,"The Celebrated Comic Song as Sung by Mr. C. Taylor, The Words by T. Hudson, The Music Arranged by J. Blewitt.
London. Published by T.E. Purday, 50, St Pauls Church Yard, Successor (in this branch of the business) to Collard & Collard (late Clementi & Co)
Etching with music verso, platemark 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"). Small margins. Repaired tear on right.
A man in various stages of an illness. Cover to a popular ballad by composer Jonathan Blewitt (1782-1853), the son of a prominent organist, who is said to have been taught by Haydn! In his later career Blewitt wrote pantomimes, musical plays and light operas for most of the London theatres, and hundreds comic songs and ballads in the Irish style. Etched by Joseph Lisle (1828 - 1830; fl), satirical designer and lithographic draughtsman. He worked for Tregear, and occasionally published his own work.
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