Civil War era broadside sheet with maritime ballad about a ship in danger in rough seas.
Written by George Alex Stevens (1710-1784).
Decorated in each corner is woodblock uimage head of a man in profile, some appear to be African-American.
Red stamp at bottom of the publisher ‘FROM T.C. BOYD, 228 Montgomery San Francisco’
In bottom border ‘H. DE MARSAN, Publisher 60 Chatham str. New-York’
Toned on borders.
9 ¾” x 6 ⅜”