Man Selling Whisk Brooms

Charles C. Dawson

DuSable Museum of African American History

DuSable Museum of African American History

Painting of a street scene with a black man selling whisk brooms. He wears a black suit and hat. Multicolored brooms hang from his shoulders and cover his torso. His right hand holds the handles of yellow, red, and pink brooms slung back over his shoulder. His left hand extends to the side, holding a broom with a white whisk. He is standing on a brick surface facing forward and tilting his head slightly back and to the right, smiling. A short wall appears directly behind him. In the background are several porches, stairs, and a standing figure.

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  • Title: Man Selling Whisk Brooms
  • Creator: Charles C. Dawson
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