"McKanlass' Colored Minstsrel Comedy Co."

poster

SIGNS & POSTERS
Great Western Printing, Engraving & Lithograph Co.
USA, MO, St. Louis
circa 1870s
paper
21-1/4 x 28 in.

Poster; color lithograph mounted on cardboard, "comic" poster depicting black rowers colliding during rowing race; printed in blue at top "McKanlass' Colored Minstrel Comedy Co."; printed lower left "GREAT WESTERN PR-ENG & LITH CO. ST. LOUIS, U.S.A." and lower right "272". Circa 1870s?


2005.110.90

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