THE BOATMAN OF THE OHIO [caption title].

London: H. Such, Printed and Publisher, [n.d., but ca. 1850]. Single sheet, about 4 x 9 1/2 inches. Overall condtion is very good. Rather incongruous woodcut vignette of a Chinese man with pagoda and ship in the background. Item #WRCAM23860

British song sheet with black minstrel song: "A Boatman leads a fearful life, / Him always on the deep, / They say him nebber knows but strife, / Him scarce gets any sleep; / Him fish for turbot all de night, / Him do what good he can; / And when a shipwreck heaves in sight, / The first is de old boatman."

Price: $100.00