LOT 1484

[Stereographs] Two stereographs depicting African Americans

(1) "5001. A Skin Game". Stereo-photograph, two album photogr. on orig. cardboard mount, total size 9 x 18 cm, publ. by J.C. White Co. (North-Bennington, Vermont) and J.J. Killelea & Co. in London and Paris under the trademark The "Perfec" Stereograph", patented in 1903 (copyright of the photogr. itself 1901), verso w. the title printed in 6 languages. Depicts 4 African Americans playing cards and cheating.

Left photo w. some superficial dam. in lower margin. Photograph w. racist overtones. -and 1 other stereo-photograph publ. by the same in the same series ("5011. Grinding Cane. A Branch Establishment"). (total 2)

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