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Published by:
Souvenir Postcard Company, American, 1905 - 1914  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (13.8 × 8.7 cm)
Type:
postcards
Date:
1905-1914
Description:
Postcard of a black and white photograph of a seated woman selling nut cakes from paper resting on her lap. The woman looks off to the right. She holds the paper in her lap with cakes layered under the paper. In her PR hand she holds a large fan. She wears a dark shawl and a blanket covers her knees and legs. Below the image, along the bottom, is a white rectangle with text within listing the manufacturer and image caption "SOUVENIR POST CARD CO N.Y. / 16804-Nut Cake Vender." The back of the postcard is dividing into two sections. Green printed text and lines cover the back. "Post Card / This space may be used for Correspondence / The address only to be Written Here / PLACE STAMP HERE / DOMESTIC ONE CENT / FOREIGN TWO CENTS."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.37.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b106f960-ac2b-4359-8007-3065e38202dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.37.2