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A bald well-dressed man invites John to come watch him eat "boned turkey"
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Title: Ellard's Invitation To Dinner
From: John Ellard: The Newsboy
Original caption: Come and see me eat boned turkey with a darkie to wait on 19.
Creator: William H. Van Ingen
Date: 1860
Format: Illustration
Publisher: William S. & Alfred Martien
Source: American Antiquarian Society
Control no.: CL.S796.J65.1860
Keywords: African American; Alcohol; Charity; Child Labor; Children; Children's Literature; Clergy; Employment; Food; Friendship; Group Home; Institutions; Labor; Media; Moral Literature; Newsboys; Newspapers; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Philanthropy; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Poverty; Religion; Servants; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Urban Life; Work
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy

Objects From This Artifact:
- Ellard's Invitation To Dinner (still)
- Ellard Returning From His Stand (still)
- John Ellard: The Newsboy (doc)
- M.B.'s Farm In Camden, N.J. (still)