The Object Collection
The Object Collection
A Collection of Racist Objects
The Black Archives
Koloniale Boekjes en Artefacten
Collection of Colonial Booklets, Memorabilia, etc. from around the world.
Blackface makeup kit including 11mL black face paint, triangular face sponge, and 1.8g tube red lipstick.
Rectangle-topped yellow metal tin containing 1kg hot chocolate powder, illustrations of a black man (Senegalese Rifleman), and instructions on how to use the mix.
Rectangle-topped yellow metal tin containing 1kg hot chocolate powder, illustrations of a black man, and instructions on how to use the mix.
Square-topped yellow metal tin with a background of bananas, containing 1kg hot chocolate powder, illustrations of a black man, and instructions on how to use the mix.
Cardboard Box lined with metal interior (500g) including a caricature of a Senegalese Infantry Man, instructions on how to use, and a history of the Banania brand.
Set of 31 'happy families'-style cards in packaging labelled with Zwarte Piet and a caricature of the blackface figure. The cards depict white children engaged in a variety of hobbies, including chimney sweep, telephone, generic play, playing sports,…
Small box of matches emblazoned with the figure of a black man holding a large leaf in a green (natural) background, presumably a plantation. 'Cigarros Cadena' is on the head and foot of this image.
Small box of matches emblazoned with a black figure in front of several palm trees on a beach. The black figure is holding a sickle and has a yoke across his shoulders with water jugs. The words 'The Palmtree' are in a stylised ribbon, with the text…
Small box of matches with a graphic of a black woman drinking coffee. Her lipstick is bright red, matching the background of the image. The text, top to bottom, reds: "le bon Café - Schweizer & Co Thun & Oberburg - der gute Kaffee."
Castiron coin bank made to resemble blackface caricature of a black person. The figure has an arm outstretched which acts as a lever. When raised, the arm 'opens' the figure's mouth (by removing the 'tongue') and causes its eyes to roll back in its…
Small Zwarte Piet doll dressed in the traditional Zwarte Piet clothing in two shades of blue. His hands are at his sides, his left arm slightly out. The arms are articulated at the shoulder, but not easy to move.
Small Zwarte Piet doll dressed in the traditional Zwarte Piet clothing in pink and purple. His hands are out in a 'shrug,' and his left hand forms a point. The arms are articulated at the shoulder, but not easy to move.
Sinterklaas doll dressed in his traditional attire. He holds a staff and a Bible.
Amerigo doll wearing a gold bridle and red saddle with the letter S on it. Amerigo is a white horse with a white mane and tail.
A packet of small biscuits. Packaging is red and decorated with a wintertime scene of a Dutch city. Stapled to the packaging is a piece of paper, printed green, bearing the text "Groetjes, Zwarte Piet - Hart voor Den Haag - Groep de Mos."