"Rastus" and C.W. Williams Mechanical Figure For Ventriloquists

Printed Photo Postcard. Pink-colored montage ad card for "William's Latest Invention/A Mechanical Figure With Human-Like Facial Expressions": a blackface vent doll in 6 different poses. "This wonderful figure is one of many used by Mr. Williams in a novel ventriloquial act in which he is assisted by the talented Singer and Comedienne, Hilda Hawthorne." On verso: Undivided Postcard Back, postmarked 1904, Schenectady, NY

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