Metal Cigar Tin

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Identifier

KKBOC0043

Title

Metal Cigar Tin

Description

Hinged metal tin used to contain around 100 cigars with wooden-style patterning and a caricature of a young black man smoking a cigar on the top overlapped by the word "Neger", container is decorated by Art Deco bordering and font which writes "Handwerk" on the front, "100" on either side, and "Flor Fina" ('Fine Flower" - In Spanish) on the back.

Creator

W.G. Boele Sr.

Type

Koloniale Boekjes en Artefacten

Relation

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

Source

The Black Archives

Format

Cigar Box

Subject

Black Man, Black Caricature

Coverage

Cigar

Date

c.1900

Physical Dimensions

11x22x9.5

Country of Production

Netherlands

Place of Production

Kampen

Keywords

Cigars, Black Man, Smoking, Tin, Art Deco, Borders, Advertising

Rightholder

Neger

Archived By

Richard Weaver

Bibliography

http://www.tincollectors.nl/EN/details/76/71/1/268/_%20W.G.%20Boele%20Sr.html

Citation

W.G. Boele Sr., “Metal Cigar Tin,” The Black Archives, accessed February 6, 2023, https://collection.theblackarchives.nl/items/show/45.
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