Lot 336: 1900 musicpicturing early Black woman singer

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:58

Lot 336: Author: N/A; Title: Rare American sheet music featuring Black woman singer; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Windsor Music Co.; Date Published: ca.1900; Description: (Sheet music) Fred J. Hamill and Paul Cohn, "Of Course" / Introduced by MATTIE V. WILKES, with Williams & Walker (Windsor Music Co., NY. c/1900) 3pp. 10.5 x 14" Color pictorial cover, with inset photograph of Wilkes - possibly the first American sheet music to picture an African-American woman singer. Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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