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Illustrated by:
A. Yerkes  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 3 5/8 x 5 9/16 in. (9.2 x 14.1 cm)
after 1905
An unused illustrated postcard of "And he Winked the other eye." The front features a color cartoon of a man depicted on the left side of the card. He is pictured from the back, walking, and looking over his proper right shoulder at the viewer. He wears a yellow, wide brim hat, a red and yellow striped jacket with yellow buttons, yellow and red striped pants, and orange shoes. A smoking cigar is dangling from the man's large, red lips. He holds a yellow cane is in his proper right hand. His left hand is covered with an orange glove and holds the other glove. He is surrounded by blue outlined smoke clouds. Blue text at the top right reads [And he Winked / the other eye]. Small blue text under the image reads [H [circled] 782 / COPYRIGHT 1905 BY A. YERKES]. The back is white with brown printed text. Printed on the back of the postcard is [POST CARD] at the top and [THIS SIDE FOR ADDRESS] in the bottom left corner. There is also a box labeled [PLACE / POSTAGE / STAMP / HERE] in the top right corner.
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture