San Francisco: T.C. Boyd, [ca. 1860]. Broadside, 8.5" by 4.5". Printed from type and wood engraving. Very near fine, with trivial crease to edges. Near fine. Item #21436
Racist slavery-era broadside printed and designed by one T.C. Boyd, featuring a drawing and lyrics to a ballad, which begins: "Massa's gone to town de news to hear, / And he has left the overseer, / To look over all de n***rs here, / While I make love to Sally!" Boyd notes he had 10,000 such sheets for sale at his shop.