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Published by:
Adolph Selige Publishing Company, American, 1900 - 1920  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (14 × 8.9 cm)
Place made:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, Europe
Tinted postcard of a black and white photograph of a man holding up a goose for a woman.The man stands on the left side and in his right arm is a basket full of produce. He holds the goose in his left hand. He stands with his left foot on a stair step. The woman stands on the right side holding up her hands. She stands in the doorway of a wood structure. In the upper left corner is red text with handwritten text below "A GOOD TIME / COMING / McComb." The back of the postcard is divided into two halves with green printing throughout. On the left side is a line of vertical text in green text "5659 Adolph Selige, Pub. Co. St. Louis-Leipzig. Printed in Germany." On the left half of the back is hand-written text in black ink "March + I will / tackle the / native black / bass tomorrow. will you eat / with us? / Pop." On the right side is space for the address hand written in black ink [Edward H. Mitchell/Washington University/St. Louis/Mo.]. In the upper right corner is a green one cent stamp with an image of Benjamin Franklin. The stamp is cancelled with a black inked stamp "McCOMB / SEP / [illegible] / 1907 / MISS."
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
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture