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Trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1885

Item Information

Title:
Trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, ca. 1885
Description:
This image employs racist stereotypes. This trade card for the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company depicts a boy standing in a line with British soldiers. The card is labeled: "Carry arms, on a hot day."
Manufacturer:
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
Date:
1880–1890
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
racial discrimination
tea
soldiers
African American men
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
2 trade cards : chromolithograph
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
190969
Call #:
EP001.01.045.02.01.002