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Trade card for Curtis Davis & Co.'s Welcome soap, Photography under a cloud, 1880-1890

EP001.01.021.02.04.032 (RS13178)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card promotes Welcome soap manufactured by Curtis Davis & Co. The image is labeled "Photography under a cloud." A photographer takes a picture of men and children.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880-1890
Physical Description
1 trade card : chromolithograph
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0101
GUSN
190964
Reference Code
EP001.01.021.02.04.032

Record details

Originator
Curtis Davis & Co. (Manufacturer)
Other Organizations
J.H. Bufford & Co.
Descriptive Terms
advertising
racial discrimination
soap (brick)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African Americans
Places
New England (United States) [general region] (Probably)
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Cleaning: Household Soaps and Polishes

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