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Badminton racket from the Rock Rest Tourist Home

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Victoria  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Medium:
wood with varnish, paint and string (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26 1/8 × 7 15/16 × 1 1/4 in. (66.3 × 20.2 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
rackets (sports equipment)
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Description:
A Victoria badminton racket from the Rock Rest Tourist Home. The string area is mostly strung with a knot repair of two (2) broken strings near the throat. The wooden frame has blue painted detailing at the throat and at the bottom of the shaft above the handle. On one side, at the throat, is a stamped graphic of the manufacturer's logo: a text banner that reads [VICTORIA] above a graphic of a shield emblazoned with a roman helmet. The handle is wrapped with black grip tape.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Business  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
2011.12.47.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d07015ec-3f89-43af-ac03-7bfdc8695859
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.12.47.2