Image of African-American man sitting in a barn, eating eggs out of his hat.
Titled on back: ‘WHY THE HENS DON’T LAY’.
Publisher: ‘5669 Adolf Selige Publishing Co.. St. Louis – Leipzig Printed in Germany’
Sent from 'MEMPHIS, TENN. May 11 1908’’ to Paris France. Two-cent Washington stamp on front, cancelled on front and back.
Corner scuffs. Light toning and smudges on back.
I do not support the sentiments expressed on this card. I offer it as a testament of the culture of those times.
Adolph Selige Souvenir Post Card (1900-1920) St. Louis, MO
A publisher of predominantly mid-Western view-cards, humor, and images of Western themes. Also produced a variety of scenes for other publishers under the trade name Seliochrom.