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It's a little darkie, sir

Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Theodor Eismann (Firm), publisher.
Publication:
[Leipzig?] : [Theodor Eismann], [1911?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant, Newborn
Fathers
African Americans
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
In this color postcard, a nurse is handing a white man a dark-skinned baby. The scene presumably takes place in the parlor or office of the home in which the birth has just taken place. The nurse, wearing a red dress, white apron and white cap, presents the baby, who is swathed in white cloth, to the man, who tips over his chair as he stands up in surprise.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 9 x 14 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700991 (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Theodor Eismann (Firm), publisher.
Publication:
[Leipzig?] : [Theodor Eismann], [1911?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
Infant, Newborn
Fathers
African Americans
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
In this color postcard, a nurse is handing a white man a dark-skinned baby. The scene presumably takes place in the parlor or office of the home in which the birth has just taken place. The nurse, wearing a red dress, white apron and white cap, presents the baby, who is swathed in white cloth, to the man, who tips over his chair as he stands up in surprise.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 postcard : 9 x 14 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101700991 (See catalog record)