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Melican Man he mus dlink Tea an den he get / so fat like me [caption at top of card] [trade card]

view Melican Man he mus dlink Tea an den he get / so fat like me [caption at top of card] [trade card] digital asset number 1
Advertiser:
Union Pacific Tea Co
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Trade cards
Date:
1870
1890
19th century
Summary:
Uncle Sam sitting on left, fat Chinese man on right, drinking tea, with teapot next to foot. Chinese man's back to viewer, wearing red shirt. Uncle Sam, in top hat, blue cutaway coat, and plaid pants, looks nervous or apprehensive.
Topic:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art
Racism
Coffee
Tea
Advertising
Dry-goods
Local number:
AC0060-0000208.tif (AC Scan No.: recto)
AC0060-0000209.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
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Tea series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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