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Trade card for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1884

EP001.01.045.02.01.001 (RS13179)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. depicts an elderly man leaning out of a window and holding a newspaper and corn cob pipe.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1884
Physical Description
2 trade cards : chromolithograph
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0102
GUSN
190967
Reference Code
EP001.01.045.02.01.001

Record details

Originator
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
newspapers
racial discrimination
tea
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African American men
Places
New York City (New York state)
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages

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