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Antisemitic cartoon revealing the shady sales tactics of a Jewish tailor

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.512

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    Antisemitic cartoon revealing the shady sales tactics of a Jewish tailor


    Brief Narrative
    Caricature created for Puck, America's first humor magazine, published in New York in both English and German language versions. This print is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.
    Artwork Title
    No Reduction
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1895
    publication: New York (N.Y.)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    front, bottom, caption, black ink : NO REDUCTION. / SIMS. – Pshaw! You ask altogether too much for this coat. / SCHWINDLEBAUM (solemnly). – Mein friend, I hope to fall / deat on der spot oaf I effer dake a cend less as seven dollars / and twenty-five cents vor dot coat. (In a hissing whisper.) / Vat you gif?
    front, within image, top left, sign on hanging pants, black ink : MARKED / DOWN / TO 2.12
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: Keppler & Schwartzmann
    Artist: S. D. Ehrhart
    The Katz Ehrenthal Collection is a collection of more than 900 objects depicting Jews and antisemitic and anti-Jewish propaganda from the medieval to the modern era, in Europe, Russia, and the United States. The collection was amassed by Peter Ehrenthal, a Romanian Holocaust survivor, to document the pervasive history of anti-Jewish hatred in Western art, politics and popular culture. It includes crude folk art as well as pieces created by Europe's finest craftsmen, prints and periodical illustrations, posters, paintings, decorative art, and toys and everyday household items decorated with depictions of stereotypical Jewish figures.

    Physical Details

    overall: Height: 5.500 inches (13.97 cm) | Width: 6.500 inches (16.51 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    The print was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the Katz Family.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Special Collection
    Katz Ehrenthal Collection
    Record last modified:
    2023-05-24 13:16:21
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