A Bran New Coon In Town

A Bran New Coon In Town

Post Conservation image file 1/7/2015 BPG

Knaffl & Bro.

American, estab. 1884

A Bran New Coon In Town

From the series Koon Pictures

Gelatin silver print, printed later
Image: 40.3 x 50.2 cm (15 7/8 x 19 3/4 in.)
Mount: 40.4 × 50.3 cm (15 7/8 × 19 13/16 in.)
Gift of J. Randall Plummer
DescriptionMan weighing a baby in an African American household.
Inscriptions recto BL (in image): COPYRIGHT 1898 \ BY KNAFFL & BRO. \ OXVILLE, TENN.

recto BC (in image): A BRAN NEW COON IN TOWN.

  • African Americans
  • racial stereotype
  • ethnographic photography

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