The Black Cat Cafe; "Bohemia of the Barbary Coast" [greeting card, framed with an original business card for manager Travis Dick]

The Black Cat Cafe; "Bohemia of the Barbary Coast" [greeting card, framed with an original business card for manager Travis Dick]

San Francisco: the Cafe. 4x6.5 inch four-panel card, cover featuring a 1952 Travis Dick drawing of cats drinking and dancing in the street out front of the famous establishment; 1972 reprint of the original card. This is professionally mounted in a 14.5x17.5 inch frame with UV resistant plexiglass, together with a 3.5x2.75 inch business card for manager Travis Dick, bearing another drawing of an inebriated black cat. Telephone number on the card given as SUtter 1-9501.

The cafe featured Jose Sarria, a formative persona in the history of drag in San Francisco, and also the first openly gay candidate for political office in the US. The frame alone weighs four pounds without padding; postage will be charged at actual cost.

Cat.No: 220487

Price: $250.00