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Created by:
United States Tennis Association, American, founded 1881  Search this
Subject of:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (4.4 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Edgeworth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1957
Description:
A circular Wightman Cup medal. On one side the medal is engraved: [Wightman Cup Matches, 1957, Edgeworth Club]. The reverse is engraved: [Althea Gibson / United States].
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.27.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bb50d8b3-88e6-40cb-932f-493b6b0259c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.27.4