The Old Folks at Home.
AFRICAN AMERICAN / SHEET MUSIC) Foster, Stephen.
London. The Musical Treasury. No date. Ca. 1860.
Sheet music (uncredited) for Stephen Foster’s "Swanee River," printed in London by the Musical Treasury, circa 1860. Cover image of a black male, hand to his heart, evidently reflecting on the "Old Folks" of years gone by. Short marginal tears; overall good condition. Address given on cover page is "London: Davidson, Peter’s Hill, Doctors’ Commons, South of St. Paul’s" with "Price Threepence." Short tears at (formerly) bound edge not impacting image. Overall good condition. Cover art is signed "T. H. Jones." Item #54899