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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Gloria King  Search this
Cosmopolitan Tennis Club, American  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 3 1/16 × 3 in. (7.8 × 7.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (8.9 × 8.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1945
A black and white photograph of Gloria King. King is featured on a tennis court, mid-serve, tossing a ball in the air. There are other players on courts in the background, as well as a club house where people can be seen sitting and standing through windows. The courts are surrounded by a high fence with wood planks adhered its base. Buildings and a church can be seen on the surrounding streets. The back of the photograph has a stamp in black ink that reads: [953E] and an inscription identifying the photograph's subject.
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Communities  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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