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SATIRE - PART 1
#1 - RESENTING AN INSULT

Size: 5" x 3"
Date: Undated
Lithographer: Unidentified


RESENTING AN INSULT.
MAGISTRATE--"Sam Johnson says, Dolphus, that
you called him a liar. What did he call you?"
DOLPHUS--"Nuffin, sah. He sayed dat he treated
sech disillusions wif silent contemp'; an' den I cut him,
yo' Honah. No yaller niggah kin treat me wif silent
contemp'; I'se a gemmen, I is."
From Texas Siftings, by permission.

Originally published in Texas Siftings: Vol. 9, No. 22 - September 29, 1888


-- image source courtesy of Jerry Anderson
Artist: D. McCarthy