Photograph of Althea Gibson

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Description
In this black-and-white photograph, Althea Gibson poses on a stool with two tennis rackets. Both the rackets have dark colors printed with "Althea Gibson" in white letters.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
1959
Object number
2009.27.1.3
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Created by
Wallace Seawell, American, 1916 - 2007
Subject of
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003
Topic
African American
Athletes
Photography
Tennis
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. (25.7 x 20.5 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits