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The old English musketoon : a parody.

[London] : C. Moody, lith. printer, 257, Holborn, [1851?]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph ; sheet 40 x 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 49n
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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"To be sung to the tune of 'The old English gentleman.'"
"By the author of the 'Rifle Musket'."
BAC: British Art Center copy has label, on the reverse, of "M. Flack, music binder, no. 40 Malden Lane, Covt. Garden." The label appears to predate the print.
Ballad sheet, bearing a large illustration of two personified rifles in dialogue, Brown Bess and Miss Minié (the younger model), above five stanzas of verse. A humorous take on the replacement of the British Land Pattern Musket (Brown Bess) by the Minié rifle, in 1851.
Subject Terms:
Flack, M. -- Provenance.
Great Britain. Army.
Rifles -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- 1851.
Broadside poems.
Moody, Charles, active 1851-1872, lithographer.

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