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Medicine Jack : serio comic song / written & composed by Alfred Scott Gatty.

  • Scott-Gatty, Alfred, 1847-1918.
Date
[1869?]
  • Ephemera
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Description

Satirical songsheet (15,181) written in a comic German accent about a travelling seller of patent medicines (made of rhubarb, squills, butter, soap, flour and cheese), plaisters and tooth extraction. Cover is a lithograph of a bespectacled man in check trousers and hat, string bag of medicines on his back, dog's head umbrella under his arm and a box of pills in his left hand. A list of Robert Cocks & Co.'s recent publications is on the back cover. The song was published in other versions. Gould & Co. published in later years (1908).

Publication/Creation

London : Robert Cocks & Co., [1869?]

Physical description

1 score (5 pages) : illustrations ; 35 cm

Notes

First line: How do my friends! How are you all?
"By special appointment to ... the Emperor Napoleon III" indicates this was published before his death in 1870.

Languages

  • English


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