Zwarte Piet Cards

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Identifier

KKBOC0025

Title

Zwarte Piet Cards

Description

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 playing pilots/airplane, gardening, playing sports, playing boats, playing fishermen, playing tennis, ice skating, reading, mountain climbing, playing dress-up, skiing, and playing in the summer. Each activity has two cards, one depicting a boy and one a girl, with the exception of Black Pete.

Creator

Papita

Type

Koloniale Boekjes en Artefacten

Relation

Collection of colonial booklets, memorabilia, etc. from around the world.

Source

The Black Archives

Format

Set of Cards

Subject

Zwarte Piet, White Girl, White Boy

Coverage

Balls, Nets, Flowers, etc

Date

c.1965

Contributor

Made in Netherlands

Physical Dimensions

9x3x12.5

Country of Production

Nederlands

Place of Production

Amsterdam

Keywords

Zwarte Piet, Blackface, Children's Games

Rightholder

Papita

Archived By

Richard Weaver

Citation

Papita, “Zwarte Piet Cards,” The Black Archives, accessed February 7, 2023, https://collection.theblackarchives.nl/items/show/26.
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