"Old Mammie"

Unknown American, American

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2006.18.5

Publisher

Adolph Selige Publishing Company, St. Louise, Liepzig

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed in red ink, lower left: No. 5. OLD MAMMIE; printed in gray ink, bottom center: [illegible]; printed on reverse, in green ink, along right side, top to bottom: Adolph Selige Pub. Co., St. Louis-Leipzig.

Course History

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 218, plate 88.

Provenance

Alexandre Przopiorski, Lyon, France; sold to present collection, 2006.

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