“The New Chum Chinaman”


Irishman Pat McCann, newly arrived in Australia and unable to find work, sees the Chinese working (even if at horrible jobs). He decides to turn himself into "Ah Pat," Chinese immigrant. He describes the steps he will use to take on the part


  1. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 102-104, "The New Chum Chinaman" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 134-138, New Chum Chinaman"" (1 text)
  3. BI, FaE102


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966 (collected by Ron Edwards from Mrs. V.Leonard)
Found in: Australia