My Coal Black Lady: Symphony de Ethiopia; written and composed by W.T. Jefferson. W. T. Jefferson.

My Coal Black Lady: Symphony de Ethiopia; written and composed by W.T. Jefferson

New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1896. Sheet_music. [6] p.: music; 33 cm. Illustrated front wrapper with portrait of performer Lizzie B. Raymond. Sheet music for voice and piano. Wrappers included in page count. Publisher's advertisements run along lower edge of each page and on outside of back wrapper, all for the unfortunately named "coon songs" performed in blackface in the United States and England around the turn of the last century. The singer featured on the front wrapper, Lizzie B. Raymond, was a popular vaudeville performer whose real name was Lizzie Reardon and who was married to hotelkeeper Frank J. Remington, actor Sam Bernard, and Captain John P. Nowell. Faint stamp of music dealer at foot of front wrapper for Stultz & Bauer. In Very Good- Condition: spine scraped; lightly soiled; small chip out of lower edge and lower corner of front wrapper. Very Good -. Item #002434

Price: $25.00

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