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The white man’s appliances / by Daniel Carter Beard

Image ID: 1945249

The white man’s appliances / by Daniel Carter Beard ([1897?])

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Image Title

:  The white man’s appliances / by Daniel Carter Beard


: Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941 -- Artist

Specific Material Type

: drawings

Item Physical Description

: Gouache ; 32” x 40” (artwork: 22.5” x 28.7”)


: Illustration for Following the Equator. Ch. XXI, p. 208. Reduced to miniature in published text. Shows white man in pith helmet smoking cigarette and holding revolver, offering an Australian aboriginal a large tray or shield on which are piled a scourge, manacles, tobacco, whiskey, disease, and a gallows; the aboriginal is holding boomerang, and looking at the offering with anger and disdain.


: [Illustrations for Mark Twain's "Following the Equator" (1897). Original drawings]


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature

Digital ID

: 1945249

Record ID

: 1918522

Digital Item Published

: 9-2-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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