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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1885

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages

GUSN

GUSN-190969

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

racial discrimination
tea
soldiers
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0103

Physical Description

2 trade cards : chromolithograph

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.045.02.01.002

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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

Publisher Series

American Revolution ; card no.2

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages