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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1884

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages

GUSN

GUSN-190967

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racial discrimination
tea
newspapers
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0102

Physical Description

2 trade cards : chromolithograph

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.045.02.01.001

Places

New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

African American men

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages