[Calendar or trade card featuring an African-American shoeshine in New York, 1885?]
Clarence Brooks and Co
Ink on paper, 3" x 4-3/4"
Cartoons (humorous images)
Clarence Brooks and Co. trade card showing two African-American men with an African American shoeshine boy. The boy is pointing to the shoes of one man, who wears a red and yellow suit. Caption: "Elderly gent, 'Why does he want to shine 'em up for nuffin? Spect de little nigger tinks deyd be a big advertisement for him.'"