Trade card for Willard & Lane's Improved Eagle stove polish, ca. 1880

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1880

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Stoves and Stove Polishes. Original location is unverified.

GUSN

GUSN-189469

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Description

This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for Willard & Lane's Eagle stove polish depicts a woman looking at two children, one of whom is scrubbing the face of the other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racial discrimination
stoves (heating equipment)
polish (coating)
cookware
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0007

Physical Description

1 trade card : engraving

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.006.03.07.002

Image Dimensions

4 3/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Willard & Lane's (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other Organizations

Photo Engraving Co. of New York

Subjects

African Americans
Eagle stove polish (Brand name)

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Stoves and Stove Polishes. Original location is unverified.