H536 LEW DOCKSTATER AND HIS MINSTREL CO.

$425.00

Morgan Litho, 28×49“, ca. 1905

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Description

Lou Dockstrater was the most famous white minstrel – caucasians playing the roles of caricatured blacks – in America. Dockstrater himself is shown in blackface riding a bucking mule with the phrase at the bottom “Who let that possum loose?” A beautifully printed relic from a sordid time in American history with removable date sheet attached at the bottom. African American /Tam and bones /Blackface Near mint.