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Christy Playbill Detail

by Nicholas Sammond

A detail from a minstrel playbill from the 1850s performs the fantasy of minstrelsy as anthropology, placing the origin of the performances on the plantation.

Christy Playbill Detail

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Reproduction of a detail from a playbill for the EP Christy minstrel troupe.

from Unknown (1900)
Creator: EP Christy
Distributor: Univ. Chicago Special Collections
Posted by Nicholas Sammond
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