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Photograph by:
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Subject of:
Martín Dihigo, Cuban, 1906 - 1971  Search this
El Águila de Veracruz, Mexican, founded 1903  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with ink
H x W (Sheet): 5 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (13.3 × 8.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 5 × 3 1/8 in. (12.7 × 7.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Veracruz, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
A black and white photograph of Martin Dihigo. The photograph depicts Dihigo standing outside wearing a baseball uniform with a cap, a short-sleeve shirt, pants, tall socks, and cleats. He is turned in ¾ profile towards the proper right side of the image. His arms are hanging loosely down by his sides, and he is stepping forward with his left leg. There are several people in the background, including other baseball players and an umpire. There is some sort of structure in the background on the proper right side.
The print has a thin white border around the image and deckled edges. There are several creases and marks overall. On the verso is a faded stamp in the top left corner. Most of the stamp is illegible but the word “VERACRUZ” can be seen. Handwritten text down the right side, in black ink reads [Con el “Aguila” / 1938].
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
U.S. History, 1933-1945  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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National Museum of African American History and Culture