New York Herald
"The Pore Lil Mose" cartoons ran in the New York Herald in 1900 and 1901. "Pore Lil Mose: He buys his mammy a hat" is one of them. Created by R. F. Outcult, in dialect. Full color illustrations featuring a highly stereotypical family and friends. Cupples & Leon, the early comic book publisher collected 36 of Outcult's pages in 1902 and published the book "Pore Lil Mose : His Letters to His Mammy."
African American children Blacks Caricature Children, Black, in art Children, Black African Americans -- Social life and customs Cartoons and children African Americans in art African Americans -- Collectibles Family life Black Americana New York (N.Y.) 1901
1 page; 10.5 x 14.75 in.
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Outcault, Richard F., 1863-1928, "Pore Lil Mose." (1901). Carol Mundy Images. 86.