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Trade card for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1884

Item Information

Title:
Trade card for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1884
Description:
This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. depicts an elderly man leaning out of a window and holding a newspaper and corn cob pipe.
Manufacturer:
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
Date:
1879–1889
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
racial discrimination
tea
newspapers
African American men
Places:
New YorkNew York
Extent:
2 trade cards : chromolithograph
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
190967
Call #:
EP001.01.045.02.01.001