Cover for Diddie, Dumps, and Tot
Date: 1910
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm) frame: 29 × 23 in. (73.7 × 58.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Cover for Diddie, Dumps and Tot, by Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle (New York: Harper and Bros.1882, 1910)
Credit Line: Gift of the John Sloan Memorial Foundation, 1982
Object Number: 1982-8
About: The names of the title refer to the three girls on the book's cover. The plot revolves around plantation life before the Civil War, told from a white point of view and infused with negative stereotypes about pre-Emancipation enslaved people.
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