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Western. Perplexity. [Active no. 1472 : stereo photonegative,] 1905

view Western. Perplexity. [Active no. 1472 : stereo photonegative,] 1905 digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
American Stereoscopic Co
Photographer:
H.A.S
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 5" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Date:
1905
1890-1920
1900-1910
Notes:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 2.1.11 79.
Company acc. no. 76193.
Editorial comment: This image was intended to amuse white audiences, pandering to and reinforcing negative racial stereotypes of the period. --David Haberstich, Archives Center.
Summary:
African American man carrying two watermelons in his arms looks down at a chicken.
Topic:
Agriculture
Chickens
Farmers
Watermelons
Racism
Ethnic wit and humor
Local number:
RSN 9973
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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