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Pennant for the Cincinnati Clowns

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Indianapolis Clowns, American, 1946 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
paint on felt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 3/8 x 25 1/2 x 3/16 in. (18.7 x 64.8 x 0.5 cm)
Type:
pennants
Place depicted:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1943 - 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.171.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56d563664-9d9e-4b8c-bf61-7b2758548a67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.171.2

Publishing Project, "Clowns, Elephants, and Ballerinas"

Collection Creator:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Container:
Box 17, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1812-circa 1859
1964
undated
Scope and Contents:
Oversized material housed in Box 28.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Joseph Cornell papers
Joseph Cornell papers / Series 4: Source Material / 4.3: Subject Source Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw901ae0412-506c-43a0-a50b-d694381675ad
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cornjose-ref930

A two-sided drawing of Fumette and Dancing Clowns

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)  Search this
Medium:
Red chalk on white paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.6 x 15 cm (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
United States
Date:
1855-1859
Topic:
dance  Search this
child  Search this
United States  Search this
American Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.150
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye317ac0bad-1592-461f-8933-798a4ebb279a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1898.150
Online Media:

Clown

Artist:
Nakayama Tadashi 中山正 (1927-2014)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 52.3 x 27.9 cm (20 9/16 x 11 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1958
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
S1995.153
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38731b798-9b3a-4439-8c55-3bebd49af8b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.153

Canela Fish Festival, Clowns last evening sing (1964-8), [sound recording]

Creator:
Crocker, William Henry, anthropologist, 1924-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Crocker, William H. (William Henry), 1924-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (analog, 7 1/2 ips , 5 in)
Culture:
Canela  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Songs
Place:
Brazil
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
1964, reel no. 8, R-Canela
Local Numbers:
Crocker Sound Recording 3
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Wiliam Henry Crocker papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Canela -- Songs -- Festivals  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Songs
Collection Citation:
William Henry Crocker Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William Henry Crocker papers
William Henry Crocker papers / Series 4 : Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37fc042d5-035f-4429-8421-d8edea1da90d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1975-15-ref855

Canela Fish Festival II, Clowns last evening sing (1964-9), [sound recording]

Creator:
Crocker, William Henry, anthropologist, 1924-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Crocker, William H. (William Henry), 1924-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (analog, 7 1/2 ips , 5 in.)
Culture:
Canela  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Songs
Place:
Brazil
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
1964, reel no. 9, R-Canela
Local Numbers:
Crocker Sound Recording 4
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Wiliam Henry Crocker papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Canela -- Songs -- Festivals  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Songs
Collection Citation:
William Henry Crocker Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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William Henry Crocker papers
William Henry Crocker papers / Series 4 : Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fd6c0e69-4bec-4156-8c51-3b193b6e35aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1975-15-ref856

Clown No.6

Artist:
Hideo Hagiwara 萩原英雄 (1913-2007)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 29 × 46.5 cm (11 7/16 × 18 5/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1969
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
The Kenneth and Kiyo Hitch Collection of Modern and Contemporary Japanese Prints  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift of the Kenneth and Kiyo Hitch Collection from Kiyo Hitch with funds from the Mary Griggs Burke Endowment
Accession Number:
S2019.3.212
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye333fe1b92-46a0-4ed5-9336-84ef7a5dbcee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2019.3.212

Nauman, Bruce, "Clown Torture"

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 51, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1987
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 3: Exhibition Files / 3.5: Solo Shows
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e2c2ca00-c191-49c5-896f-23b441bc7822
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-leocast-ref10062

"The Blue Clown" (1931)

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1944
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.5: Provenance Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw961d87c6e-bf64-4d5a-ae03-da64da948653
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref464

"The Blue Clown" (1931)

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1953, undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.5: Provenance Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bccf094e-d62d-4d34-878b-c6780bdbb5a3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref465

"Young Clown" (1932)

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1948, undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.5: Provenance Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c9ed1d7e-d9bd-493d-b31d-6d5475e16c65
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref514

Untitled (clown girl swinging axe)

Artist:
Matsuoka Hiro  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 2009
Period:
Heisei era
Topic:
Heisei era (1989 - 2019)  Search this
Japan  Search this
axe  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
girl  Search this
Gloria Katz and Willard M. Huyck Jr. collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection — Acquisition fund in honor of Julian Raby, director emeritus of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number:
S2018.2.164
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye358defeb7-fa09-43dd-96b6-f96092f2a439
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.2.164

Clown Act Sketches, Notes, and Watercolor Drawings

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1941
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.10: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw936b2689a-b749-4597-a4ee-d621ea42d023
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref1764

Clown Act Sketches, Notes, and Watercolor Drawings

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1941
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.10: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978e8ee8b-5135-4ccb-ae64-f8ba4c7b18a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref1765

Clown Act Sketches, Notes, and Watercolor Drawings

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1941
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.10: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95e639c25-f3a3-44c0-a181-8f6bfb697863
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref1766

Clown Act Sketches, Notes, and Watercolor Drawings

Collection Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Container:
Box 23, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1941
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records, 1859-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records
Walt Kuhn Family papers and Armory Show records / Series 4: Walt Kuhn Family Papers / 4.10: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95c2020f1-1b34-42ec-94b2-5594aa6ffb76
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kuhnwalt-ref789

Jig doll in the form of a clown

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wood, paint, metal and fleece
Dimensions:
39 1/2 x 8 x 5 in. (100.3 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
dolls
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.269
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51317d9b1-50c0-45a4-a924-52d1de8fdda8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.269
Online Media:

Marcia "Toni" Stone and unidentified teammate, Martin's Stadium, Memphis, TN

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Toni Stone, American, 1921 - 1996  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Indianapolis Clowns, American, 1946 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Photography  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.16.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f13c8e40-1a68-4588-a0f6-6324cefa5e95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.16
Online Media:

Seat from Perry Stadium

Used by:
Bush Stadium, American, 1931 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Indianapolis Clowns, American, 1946 - 1989  Search this
Indianapolis ABCs, American, 1913 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood , cast iron , metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 1/4 × 23 × 23 in., 29 lb. (81.9 × 58.4 × 58.4 cm, 13.2 kg)
Type:
chairs
Place used:
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.46
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
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/fd56550ac94-fd71-4f39-9aaa-05bead713338
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.46
Online Media:

Bean bag toss board depicting a caricature of a clown

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood with metal
Dimensions:
14 9/16 x 15 3/4 x 12 in. (37 x 40 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
gameboards
Date:
1930-1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Play  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.264
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Toys and Games
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e433bf77-68af-468f-a926-a04656f9cb57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.264

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