Petroleum V. Nasby

Birth and Death Data: Born September 20th, 1833, Died February 15th, 1888

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

Notes: Petroleum Vesuvius Nasby was a pseudonym of the journalist and humorist David Ross Locke.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-17603 12-in. 5/3/1916 Hannah Jane William Sterling Battis Recitation author  


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