1908 Black Americana postcard, African American man eating eggs

$17.00 CAD

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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.