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[African American man and a judge in office.]

Image ID: 812460

[African American man and a judge in office.] (1885)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [African American man and a judge in office.]


: Sheppard, William Ludwell, 1833-1912 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1885

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 12 cm. (5 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Written on mount: "Oct. 24, 1885" Printed on border: "A verbal difference merely." "(Committee of one from the Bosom Friends takes counsel upon some complication in the brotherhood, the conduct of one of the officers being in question.)" "You mean that he had no right - in short, usurped the office?" "Yes, jedge, he used up de office ; but de trouble ar' mo' dat he done use up de fun's."

Original Source

: From Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American cartoons

Source Description

: 2 folders (62 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 812460

Record ID

: 703005

Digital Item Published

: 4-22-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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