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"You've got twins mister--both black--you'd better get YOUR chimney swept!!"

Series Title(s):
Comic series
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Bamforth & Co., publisher.
Publication:
Holmfirth, Yorkshire : Bamforth & Co., Ltd. [1960?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant, Newborn
Twins
African Americans
Genre(s):
Postcards
Humor
Abstract:
In this color illustrated postcard, a father sits in the waiting room of a hospital. He is white, dressed in a black coat, green vest, yellow cravat, and green plaid cap. He is holding brooms and has a bag labeled "sweep," identifying him as a chimney sweep. A nurse, in a purple uniform with white cap, apron and collar leans into the room and says, "You've got twins mister--both black--you'd better get YOUR chimney swept." The father is surprised. Behind the nurse is his wife, also white, who is in a hosptial bed, looking angry, with two dark-skinned babies.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Extent:
1 postcard : 9 x 14 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700953 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Comic series
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Bamforth & Co., publisher.
Publication:
Holmfirth, Yorkshire : Bamforth & Co., Ltd. [1960?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant, Newborn
Twins
African Americans
Genre(s):
Postcards
Humor
Abstract:
In this color illustrated postcard, a father sits in the waiting room of a hospital. He is white, dressed in a black coat, green vest, yellow cravat, and green plaid cap. He is holding brooms and has a bag labeled "sweep," identifying him as a chimney sweep. A nurse, in a purple uniform with white cap, apron and collar leans into the room and says, "You've got twins mister--both black--you'd better get YOUR chimney swept." The father is surprised. Behind the nurse is his wife, also white, who is in a hosptial bed, looking angry, with two dark-skinned babies.
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Extent:
1 postcard : 9 x 14 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700953 (See catalog record)