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Photograph by:
H.C. White Co., American, 1874 - 1915  Search this
Published by:
H.C. White Co., American, 1874 - 1915  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (image): 3 1/8 × 6 1/8 in. (8 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 1/2 × 7 in. (8.9 × 17.8 cm)
This stereograph card depicts two boys feeding a spotted pig from a bucket. The boys wear hats and short pants, with dark high socks and button boots. One boy, wearing a dark coat, holds the bucket out to the pig. The other boy stands behind the pig with both hands resting on its back. There is a yard with fence and part of a building visible in the background. The stereograph card consists of two similar images side by side, with the images in the center of the card. At either end of the card is vertical text. On the left side margin is script that reads "The "Perfect" Stereograph (Trade Mark.)/ Patented April 14, 1903. Other Patents Pending." On the right side margin is text that reads H.C. White Co., Publishers/ General Office and Works, North Bennington, VT, U.S.A." Along the bottom right margin is text that reads "5010 "Git on quick Rastus, - he done got it mos' eat up." / Copyright 1901 by H.C. White Co."
Objects depicting racist and/or stereotypical imagery or language may be offensive and disturbing, but the NMAAHC aims to include them in the Collection to present and preserve the historical context in which they were created and used. Objects of this type provide an important historical record from which to study and evaluate racism.
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Children  Search this
Language  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture