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Boy marching with a broom under his arm like a firearm, ca. 1865

PC008.TMP.004 (RS13082)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. A boy marches with a broom under his arm, as if it were a firearm.

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Details

Collection Name
Cartes-de-visite photographic collection, ca. 1858-1866
Collection Code
PC008
Dates
ca. 1865
Physical Description
1 carte-de-visite
Dimensions
3 8/16x 2 3/16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0106
GUSN
189450
Reference Code
PC008.TMP.004

Record details

Originator
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
racial discrimination
Material Type
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs
Subjects
African American boys
Civil War
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Cartes-de-Visite: Personal: Unidentified Photographers

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