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Black Victorians

Imperial Tobaccos Co1920

Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives

This cigarette card was produced in c1920 depicts the famous classical composer, Samuel Coleridge Taylor (1875-1912). This card was issued by the Imperial Tobaccos Company and has a brief summary of Coleridge Taylor's life, under heading of 'musical celebrities'.
In addition to being prolific in the composition of classical music, he also challenged racial prejudice by writing to various nation newspapers including the Guardian.

Ref AMS/2012/3/1.

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  • Title: Black Victorians
  • Creator: Imperial Tobaccos Co
  • Date Created: 1920
  • Location: London
  • External Link: Black Cultural Archives
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