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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1865

Location Note

Library and Archives: Cartes-de-Visite: Personal: Unidentified Photographers

GUSN

GUSN-189450

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Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

racial discrimination
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0106

Physical Description

1 carte-de-visite

Collection Code

PC008

Collection Name

Cartes-de-visite photographic collection, ca. 1858-1866

Reference Code

PC008.TMP.004

Image Dimensions

3 8/16 x 2 3/16 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 (Artist)

Material Type

cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Civil War
African American boys

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Cartes-de-Visite: Personal: Unidentified Photographers