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From Our Permanent Collection: The Golliwogg

From Our Permanent Collection: The Golliwogg

The stopper of this perfume bottle probably looks familiar. The black face, exaggerated red lips, and afro-style hair are very similar to minstrel show style blackface. Which was the intention. The label reads Golliwogg, which refers to a character from a series of books by Florence Upton, first written in 1895.

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