A Hard Wash



A Hard Wash

A colored woman washing a litte pickaninny. Very funny, and especially pleasing to children.

BIO 1902


1 American Mutoscope & Biograph Company 39  
2 n.c.  
3 <13/10/1896. 149 ft/27 ft. Mondorraron.
4 États-UnisNew York. Studio.


13/10/1896 États-Unis. New York. Olympia Music Hall. Biograph  The Washing of a Pickaninny by His Mother
15/11/1896 États-Unis. Minneapolis. Bijou Theatre. Biograph  A Hard Wash
30/11/1896 États-Unis. Jamestown. Allen Theater Biograph A Hard Wash from sunshine to storm in a Darktown home
03/12/1896 États-Unis. New Haven. Poli's Wonderland Theater. Biograph A pickanniny's bath
04/12/1896 États-Unis.Fredonia. Grand Opera House. Biograph A Hard Wash
17/12/1896 États-Unis. Atlanta. Columbia Theater. Biograph  The Washing of a Pickaninny by His Mother
18/03/1897 Grande-BretagneLondres. Palace Theatre of Varieties. American Biograph A Hard Wash
"A Hard Wash" represents a black woman giving her "piccaninny" a bath, and the youngster's efforts to escape are very laughably illustrated by his throwing his legs over the edge and wrestling with his mother, who drenches him notwithstanding his struggles.
London Evening Standard, Londres, vendredi 19 mars 1897, p. 3.
21/03/1897 États-UnisRochester. Wonderland. Biograph  Hard Wash
27/09/1897 Australie. Sydney. Palace Theatre. Biograph  The Piccaninny's Bath