Postcard of a praline seller
- Vertically oriented postcard with a tinted image of a black and white photograph of a woman seated on curving stairs. The woman is seated with a fan in her proper right hand that rests in her lap. On her left side, on the step below her, is a basket with food. She is shown in a green and yellow dress and wears a head wrap. Below the image in the lower left corner is black text "PRALINE SELLER, NEW ORLEANS, LA." The back of the postcard is divided into two portions and has green text throughout "PRALINE SELLER-Pralines are a candy made of light brown sugar sprinkled thickly with meat of the pecan nut / POST CARD. PLACE STAMP HERE UNITED STATES AND CANADA ONCE CENT FOREIGN TWO CENTS / THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR MESSAGE / THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS / 154". In the top left is handwritten text "WB99-7/ 1.50"
- Data Source
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Distributed by
- Subject of
- Unidentified Woman or Women
- ca. 1910
- Credit Line
- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
- ink on paper
- H x W: 5 9/16 × 3 1/2 in. (14.1 × 8.9 cm)
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