Kitty Wells

Title

Kitty Wells

Subject

Broadsides
Songs and music
Slavery
Slaves
Death
Bereavement
Love songs
Man-woman relationships

Description

Illustrated three verse song and chorus. Lyrics depict African American singer lamenting the death of his lover, Kitty Wells. Color cover image depicts two African American men.

Creator

 Atherton, Charles E.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1863-1866

Contributor

Gordon, S. T.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

301292
37540000503799

Coverage

New York

Original Format

1
21 cm

Citation

Atherton, Charles E., “Kitty Wells,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 12, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22819.