Christine Truman Beats Althea Gibson in Wightman Cup

Image for Christine Truman Beats Althea Gibson in Wightman Cup
2 images
Created by
Keystone Press Agency, British
Subject of
Gibson, Althea, American, 1927 - 2003
Trumman, Christine, English, born 1941
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 x 8 1/16 in. (25.4 x 20.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
London, England, Europe
Date
1958
Description
In this black-and-white photograph, Christine Truman (left) walks off with Althea Gibson (right). Both women wear tennis skirts and jackets. A crowd is visible in the background.
Topic
Athletes
Photography
Tennis
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.27.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Keystone Press Agency Ltd.. Permission required for use.

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