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Photograph by:
Wallace Seawell, American, 1916 - 2007  Search this
Owned by:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 9 5/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.7 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (sheet): 10 1/8 × 8 1/16 in. (25.7 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1959
Description:
Black and white photographic portrait of Althea Gibson. She sits on a stool and holds two (2) tennis rackets in the their cases. The racket cases have her name in white [ALTHEA/GIBSON]. She wears all white and sits with her PL side facing the camera. She is seen smiling. In the lower right corner is the photographer credit in cursive text [Seawell].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donald Felder and family
Object number:
2014.205.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a2428e9d-3b4f-4dea-a1c6-56dd7df5325a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.205.17