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No More Chinese / cheap labor / Celluloid / Cuffs, Collars / & Bosoms [trade card]

view No More Chinese / cheap labor / Celluloid / Cuffs, Collars / & Bosoms [trade card] digital asset number 1
Advertiser:
Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, New York)
Physical description:
Ink on paper,
1 item
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Trade cards
Date:
1880
1890
19th century
Notes:
In Box 16, Folder 1.
Summary:
A female figure in patriotic dress, holding a shield marked "invention," points to the "cheap labor" text, while a Chinese man at left holds his head, possibly weeping, while Uncle Sam looks on with a smile. A sign says "Gon Up / Chinese / laundry" and the caption at the bottom is: "'Othello' s occupation gone' the handwriting on the wall."
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Laundry
Collars
Celluloid
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art
Celluloid--Collars
Racism
Local number:
AC0060-0000079-1.tif; AC0060-0000079-2.tif
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977
Men's clothing (series) circa 1829-1971 [Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969]
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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