Christmas Chocolate with Blackface

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Identifier

KKBOC0029

Title

Christmas Chocolate with Blackface

Description

Chocolate in the shape of a man with foil wrapper depicting smiling black person with sack of treats (wearing red hat).

Creator

Friedel

Type

Koloniale Boekjes en Artefacten

Relation

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

Source

The Black Archives

Format

Chocolate Figurine

Subject

Black Caricature

Coverage

Chocolates, Sweets, Wrapper, Blackface, Zwarte Piet

Physical Dimensions

5x4x16

Country of Production

France

Keywords

Sweets, Caricature, Zwarte Piet

Rightholder

Friedel

Archived By

Sin Daly

Oral History

Humourous story about how "Jessie" would go around shops and crush the heads of these chocolate figurines so they would not be purchased.

Citation

Friedel, “Christmas Chocolate with Blackface,” The Black Archives, accessed February 7, 2023, https://collection.theblackarchives.nl/items/show/31.
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