My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 07, Copy 02


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My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 07, Copy 02


Two leaves with preprinted staff lines handwritten in carbon on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a pad. There is minor fraying along the upper edges of both leaves. The leaves were laminated together, one above the other. There is lamination-related creasing at the center of the document. The upper left corner of the first leaf and the upper left corner of the second leaf were folded into the laminate. The musical notations at the lower edge of the first leaf are partially obscured by the laminate. There are paper clip rust stains at the left upper edge of the first leaf. There are blue ink stains at the upper left edge of both leaves. There are minor stains of unknown origin throughout the document. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner of the second leaf. The document is a carbon duplicate.


Folk songs, American Lovesickness -- Songs and music Slavery, United States -- Songs and music Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) --Songs and music

Alternative Title

Pretty Quadroon


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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My Pretty Quadroon, Sheet Music 07, Copy 02

Document Title

My Pretty Quadroon

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Additional Songs - 711

Dimensions - Original

168 mm x 314 mm

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