Poster for "Child Slaves of New York" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

Poster

Poster for "Child Slaves of New York"

Poster for "Child Slaves of New York" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color lithograph. The upper caption reads "Child Slaves of New York." The image shows a stereotypical Middle Eastern man restraining a white male in uniform. Another Middle Easterner points from behind a table with a banner that reads "Kaldah the Mystic." Behind him is a white female in fur stole and hat. The bottom caption reprints the line from the play, "He is the detective, -- You know what to do!"  Charles E. Blaney, a successful director and producer as well as playwright, often co-wrote with Charles Dazey and often turned successful plays into novels. "Child Slaves" includes an Eskimo character and a transparent takeoff of Sherlock Holmes in the character of the boy detective Homer Sherwood.

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DESCRIPTION
Color lithograph. The upper caption reads "Child Slaves of New York." The image shows a stereotypical Middle Eastern man restraining a white male in uniform. Another Middle Easterner points from behind a table with a banner that reads "Kaldah the Mystic." Behind him is a white female in fur stole and hat. The bottom caption reprints the line from the play, "He is the detective, -- You know what to do!" Charles E. Blaney, a successful director and producer as well as playwright, often co-wrote with Charles Dazey and often turned successful plays into novels. "Child Slaves" includes an Eskimo character and a transparent takeoff of Sherlock Holmes in the character of the boy detective Homer Sherwood.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:89265
Creation Date: 1903
Creator Name:Strobridge Lithographic Company
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Collection Name:WCFTR Posters
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:3.0.0003
Original Dimensions:50 cm by 75 cm
SUBJECTS
Posters
Theaters
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
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Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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