1895 High Grade Black Americana Antique Photo Playing Cards Historic Game Single. HTF Authentic Antique Playing Cards Historically Known as Stereotyping, This is Americana in a Photo. CONDITION : (Subjective) See pictures / High Grade / Slight Age Spots / Overall this card is priceless as the Provenance Runs Deep in any Condition!
120 YEARS OLD / Preserved. TITLE/SUBJECT: Game of D-i-x-i-e / L-a-n-d. Cards : Rare Young Child Images / Stereotypical Backs / Historic Obsolete Game with Sensitive Photos. ERA : 19th Century / 1895. This incredibly rare used playing cards game artifact from US is highly prized collectible.This piece of Black Americana is in historic condition! This is a true piece of history as each Card collected can tell a story and also proves that owning such a magnificent artifact is truly remarkable for any Black Americana collector! This spectacular investment example is only one reason why to own such a piece that's rich in history. Now you can own one historic past time used artifact with pure confidence and having the luxury of displaying a historic time piece that's rich in history! Of all the American popular genres using African-American imagery, children's games have been among the most uniformly negative.
Only in the last twenty years or so have white game manufacturers softened their depiction of Blacks. And only when Black lobbying has forced the elimination of derogatory racial stereotypes or when Blacks have invented and marketed games themselves, have the images turned from racial satirization to respect.Like other popular media and genres, games communicate through graphics and text, but their messages are further expressed through the thoughts, actions, and strategies required to play them successfully. Because most players of children's games are young and impressionable, the imagery and action in those games may well promote racial stereotyping and prejudice, and reinforce or sanction those same attitudes among adult players. The portrayal of African Americans in games over the past century has undergone an evolution that reflects three distinct eras in American race relations. Board games, first developed in the 1830s, grew in popularity among American middle-class families during the late nineteenth century, at a time when racial prejudice and segregation were on the rise not just in the American South, but also in many of the northern states due to massive immigration from Europe and the migration of southern Blacks to northern cities. Anglo-American fascination with the newcomers, as well as their racial and ethnic prejudices, were reflected throughout popular culture: in music, literature, advertisements, theater, and games. While images of other ethnic groups tended to soften during the first decades of the twentieth century, derogatory African-American imagery, often overtly hostile, was common in American games up to the Second World War. A transitional period, lasting from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s, saw African- American imagery all but disappear from most genres of American popular culture, including games. The Civil Rights Movement marked the beginning of another era in toy imagery which continues to today in which both Black and white-owned companies have introduced new, more realistic, and often strongly positive images of Black Americans.
They were all meant to "amuse and instruct at the same time, " for "social entertainment, children's parties, etc, " according to an 1898 ad in the School Journal. The ad also noted that the series was endorsed by teachers, superintendents and other educators. " Under Scrutiny , This Game, " according to the Printing company, was to be intended to showcase life-like reproductions of characteristic sketches from the Sunny South.Your historic investment will be in this archival case. Please subscribe our newsletter to the greatest card store around as we are currently adding items daily and offering huge weekly discounts to our subscribed Ebayers! Collecting playing cards artifacts can be a very rewarding hobby. There is the excitement of the hunt for new treasures, whether through collectors' meetings, internet auctions or at shows and flea markets where every new table may unfold the unexpected treasure. Even better, there is the enjoyment of fellow collectors, some of the most interesting people in the world! Playing Cards New York Playing Cards Merger Unopened Bicycle Decks Naipes Naypes Naypos Sealed Decks USPCC Congress Whist books hoyle patience Arrco Dougherty Tobacco Cards Spelkort, Naipes Triplicate, Bee, 18th Century french France, SWAP, Swap stamp Spielkarten Spillekort Cartea da gioco magic decks casino cards worlds Fair Speelkaarten Swap Cartas deJogar Scarce Rare Limited Museum, Mogul, Pelikorit Dondorf Squeezers Bridge Hochman Cards Cribbage, Le Normand Cards, Tarot, Fortune Telling, B.
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