'Down de lover's lane', 1900. Creator: Unknown.

'Down de lover's lane', 1900. Creator: Unknown.

2-949-142 - /Heritage Images

'Down de lover's lane', 1900. 'Songs from The Casino Girl, direction of George Lederer; "Down De Lovers Lane" words by Paul L. Dunbar, music by Will. Marion Cook'. Sung by Virginia Earle. From a collection of sheet music, some examples of which depict African Americans in a derogatory way. Other examples are songs by white musicians purporting to be black.

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This image has been flagged as having a sensitive subject, or the attached metadata may use a historical and dated form of words and terms no longer used or deemed appropriate, but in common and accepted usage at the time the content was created and/or catalogued. No offence is intended and it is shown here and should be viewed in it’s historical context.

People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Virginia Earl: American: Actor, actress, singer, performer
People Related
  1. Paul Laurence Dunbar: African-American: Poet, novelist, writer, songwriter
  2. Will Marion Cook: American: Composer, musician

  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Notated music
  2. Portrait
  3. Scores

Geographic Hierarchy

World Africa Egypt Giza Giza

  1. 30 00 29 N , 031 12 39 E

World Africa Egypt Maţrūḩ Pyramids of Giza

  1. 29 59 00 N , 031 08 00 E

Category Hierarchy

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Lifestyle & Leisure Entertainment & Media

Locations & Buildings Archaeological Sites

Society & Culture Issues & Causes

Society & Culture Music

Artistic Representations Portraits

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4092x5473
File Size : 65,612kb


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