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“Virginia Rose Bud” Sheet Music

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@ National Museum of American History

Description

This sheet music is for the song “Virginia Rose Bud” as part of a collection of “Ethiopian Melodies.” The music was published by E. Ferrett & Company of Philadelphia in the middle of the 19th century. Ethiopian melodies were songs that were part of the culture surrounding the blackface performances in minstrel shows that were popular at this time.Currently not on view

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National Museum of American History

Record Harvested From

Smithsonian Institution