1899 1ed EW Kemble Sketch Book African American Caricatures Black America

KEMBLE, Edward Winsor

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E.W. Kemble was a 19th-century American illustrator who is best known for his sketches of black culture and African American men and women. ‘Kemble’s Sketch Book’, published in 1899, contains 30 of Kemble’s character depictions, many of which contain significant racist inferences.

 

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1899 1ed EW Kemble Sketch Book African American Caricatures Black America

 

E.W. Kemble was a 19th-century American illustrator who is best known for his sketches of black culture and African American men and women. ‘Kemble’s Sketch Book’, published in 1899, contains 30 of Kemble’s character depictions, many of which contain significant racist inferences.

 

Item number: #15846

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KEMBLE, Edward Winsor

 

Kemble’s Sketch Book

 

New York: R.H. Russell, 1899. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation:
    • [2], 30 engraved plates
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Charles and Louise Marston
    • Sir Charles Marston (1867 –1946) was a successful businessman who funded several major archaeological excavations across Palestine between 1929 and 1938. Charles was the son of John Marston, the founder of Sunbeam. He entered into the family business in 1885 and through its success managed to fund his various interests, many archaeological based. From 1942 to his death, Charles was also President of the Victoria Institute.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~7.25in X 9.75in (18.5cm x 24.5cm)

 

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15846

Category

Other

Authors

KEMBLE, Edward Winsor

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent