1. Creator/Author:
  2. M. Gray (1)

Abraham's Daughter

Creator:
F. H. H. Oldfield, M. Gray
Location:
California, San Francisco
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0218
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, “Abraham's Daughter." The cover features an illustration of an African American wearing a unifrom and holding a rifle and shouting. The title is printed in white lettering outlined in black above the illustration. "As Sung by Ben Cotton" is printed below the illustration. 1 score ([1], 2-5, [1] p.) Verses 3-5 printed on p. 4. Another version of the melody with 4 other verses, entitled "Abrahams daughter / as sung by Bryants Minstrels": p. 5. First line of text: Oh! kind folks listen to my song. First line of chorus: And I belong to the Fire Zou, Zous. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.