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Trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1885

EP001.01.045.02.01.002 (RS13180)

Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company depicts a boy standing in a line with British soldiers. The card is labeled: "Carry arms, on a hot day."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1885
Physical Description
2 trade cards : chromolithograph
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0103
GUSN
190969
Reference Code
EP001.01.045.02.01.002

Record details

Originator
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
racial discrimination
soldiers
tea
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African American men
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Publisher Series
American Revolution ; card no.2
Location Note
Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages

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