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Wax figurine of a vegetable vendor

Created by:
Lucy Alfonso Alfaro Rosado, American, 1894 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
glass, metal, wood, cloth, wax and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.447a): 8 3/8 × 4 15/16 × 4 15/16 in. (21.3 × 12.5 × 12.5 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.447b): 1 3/8 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (3.5 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.447c): 7 1/4 × 3 × 3 in. (18.4 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.447d): 2 1/4 × 3 × 2 1/4 in. (5.7 × 7.6 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
figurines
Place made:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935-1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.447a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56ab809c9-fd23-4956-9148-ab9655dcc5fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.447a-d
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