Practical amalgamation (the dinner party) / EWC [signed on stone].

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Title
Practical amalgamation (the dinner party) / EWC [signed on stone].
Date
[1839]
Notes
Cartoon satirizing the effects of interracial mixing. Image of a banquet scene where fashionably dressed people are paired off interracially as couples. All the servants are white, and the interior is lavishly decorated with a fireplace and portraits of an African American man, a white woman, and two bi-racial children. The African American man at the head of the table is standing and saying, "Ladies and gentlemen ob bofe colours, I expose dis sentiment to be drunk standing. De union ob colors! It tends to de prolification ob de human gender, and gibs a wholesome odour to fashionable siety!"
"Entered according to Act of Congress in 1839 by John Childs in the Clerk's Office in the District Court for the southn. Distt. of N.Y."
ID
260
Barcode
B6515498
Physical Description
1 print : lithograph ; 29.8 x 40.7 cm
Repository
William L. Clements Library
Date Added/Updated
2016-01-06 00:15:42

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5149 x 3619
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Record
260
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