1900 Print Harvard Lampoon Jester Football Pennsylvania Lampy Minstrel HVD1


This is an original 1900 halftone print from the Harvard Lampoon in which Lampy the jester and his friends Thresky and the minstrel illustrate a Harvard football game against the University of Pennsylvania from their perspective. The student artist, Paul Bartlett, included the year of his expected graduation (1902) next to his signature. Please note that we at Period Paper do not condone racism of any kind, or find it humorous, however this item is of historical record.


This 111+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.25 inches; 15 x 21 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: black Americana,