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Title
Our new Topsy
Names
Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. & Prt. Co. (Lithographer)
Gillam, Victor (British artist, active 19th century) (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

African-American Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899-07-11
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Car
Topics
African Americans
Cross dressing
Topsy (Fictitious character)
Uncle Sam (Nickname)
Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964
Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
Genres
Ethnic stereotypes
Cartoons (Commentary)
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Entered at the post office at New York as second class matter. Copyright 1899. By Arkell publishing company. Title registered as a trade mark." "Topsy (Aguinaldo)--'I's so awful wicked there cain't nobody do nothin' with me. I keeps Miss [Feeley] a-swearin' at me half de time, 'cause I's mighty wicked, I is.' " Printed on image: "Iloilo" "Aguinaldo"
Source note: Judge. (New York : The Judge Publishing Co., 1881-1947).
Physical Description
Lithographs
Image damaged at bottom corners.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 31 x 22 cm. (12 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17625804
Barcode: 33333159329461
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae1a1020-c52e-012f-8784-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Our new Topsy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899-07-11. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Our new Topsy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899-07-11). Our new Topsy Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb90-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Our new Topsy