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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1880-1890

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Cleaning: Household Soaps and Polishes

GUSN

GUSN-190964

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racial discrimination
advertising
soap (brick)
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0101

Physical Description

1 trade card : chromolithograph

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.021.02.04.032

Places

New England (United States) [general region]

Record Details

Originator

Curtis Davis & Co. (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other Organizations

J.H. Bufford & Co.

Subjects

African Americans

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Cleaning: Household Soaps and Polishes