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Illustrated postcard of a Jewish street peddler and a dog

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.743

Postcard of a Jewish street peddler with a dog with a pot tied to its tail with artwork by Tom Browne (1870-1910.) Browne was a popular comic artist in late Victorian and Edwardian London, whose cartoons were published in Punch, Tatler, and other periodicals. He was a founding member of the London Sketch Club, had work in the Royal Academy, owned a lithography firm, and copyrighted many designs. Jewish street peddlers and market stall vendors were a common sight on London streets through the 19th and early 20th century. Picturesque scenes of them displaying their wares were a popular subject for inexpensive art forms, such as prints and postcards. This postcard is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.)late Victorian and

Date
approximately 1904-approximately 1910  (issue)
Geography
manufacture : London (England)
Language
English
Classification
Information Forms
Category
Postcards
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:22:14
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