A.J. Fisher Cabinet Card of Black Butler Holding White Baby, ca 1885

Cabinet card of a black man holding a white infant. A.J. Fisher: Towanda, Pennsylvania, n.d., ca 1885. Recto and verso imprints. A black man wearing a white shirt holds a white infant in a long dress. Among the images of African American caretakers of white children, the vast majority depict women. Images of black male caretakers are exceedingly scarce.


Minor spotting.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
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