Trubble in de Church

Description (Brief):

Black and white print; political propoganda cartoon of a Black church meeting. Minister presiding over congregation seated in three pews. A parrot perched on top of an overturned top hat behind the last pew disrupts the meeting (See inscriptions). Costumes and facial features are stereotypes. This print is the second of two. The companion print, which is not in the collection, depicts the preacher saying 'Pull down your vest."

Date Made: 1845-1870

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: DrinkingCostumeAdornmentBirdsComic printsAfrican American


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2398Catalog Number: 60.2398Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 16 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 31.75 cm


Record Id: nmah_324729

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