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    Minstrel Show (Ackermann-Quigley, 1900's). Advertising Poster (42" X 81").
    Minstrel shows became popular American entertainment from the 1840's through the turn-of-the-20th century. Some of these shows featured white actors wearing blackface in a standard three-part musical comedy, while others starred black performers. The minstrel show was eventually, supplanted by vaudeville and faded away shortly thereafter. This stone litho, with it's brilliant hues and stark imagery, is a vivid reminder of that foregone era. Although backed on linen, this piece shows very little signs of restoration. There are partial touchups to fold wear, some small tears, and a chip on the top border. Some of these issues may still be visible. Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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