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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

advertising
business (commercial function)
tea
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0102

Physical Description

2 trade cards : color illustration : 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
African Americans
African Americans in advertising
Beverages

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Beverages