Blacktown and the fair

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Blacktown and the fair
Additional title: Hit seems to me hits mighty plain, dese Blacktown folks is plum insane. [first line]
Additional title: In de mornin, to de big Worlds show! [first line of chorus]
Taylor, H. S. (Lyricist)
Herbert, J. B. (John Bunyan) (b. 1852) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place: Chicago
Publisher: The S. Brainard's Sons Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Sheet music
Content: Cover contains decorative border and illustration of a black man portrayed as an ethnic stereotype.
Statement of responsibility: words by H.S. Taylor ; music by J.B. Herbert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54384850-c58e-012f-03cf-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Blacktown and the fair