Knafl & Brothers
1897 postcard featuring black couples' wedding, with caption "Honey, does yo' lub yo' man?" At the time it was no doubt intended as a humorous mockery of African-Americans; today it would certainly be viewed as a racist insult. It includes portrayals of the bride, groom, attendants, and the minister. Postmarked January 16, 1907.
Wedding African Americans -- Social life and customs Blacks Women, Black Racism in art African Americans -- Collectibles Racial bias Black Americana Knoxville (Tenn.) 1897
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"Honey, does yo lub yo man?." (1897). Carol Mundy Images. 50.