Jim Crow

Object Number: 
Z.361
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Tin, paint. Tin
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 1/2 x 2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 5.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on base of female figure: "BUY BROOM" cast: on base of grotesque characature of African American: "JIM CROW"
Description: 
Two flat tin figures with features stamped and painted on one side; one represents a woman and the other is a grotesque caricature of an African American; both have inscriptions on stands.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group