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Manufactured by:
U.S. Metal Toy Manufacturing Company, American  Search this
Medium:
tin and wood
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (7 x 5.7 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
noisemakers
Date:
ca. 1955
Description:
A tin noisemaker depicting a caricatured man. Man is depicted from above the shoulders and is wearing a yellow and black striped jacket, a blue bowtie, and a red boater hat. Man has his mouth open displaying his two teeth. He is depicted against a yellow background. The reverse side of noisemaker is painted green and has a strip piece cut out. The noisemaker has red wooden handle. Above the image of the man is a green logo that reads, [U.S. / METAL TOY / MFG. CO. / MADE IN U. S. A.].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.297
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.297