Photograph of Althea Gibson

Created by
Roseberry, Oscar Zane, 1912 - 1999
Subject of
Gibson, Althea, American, 1927 - 2003
Date
1959
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 1/8 x 7 15/16 in. (25.7 x 20.2 cm)
Description
In this black-and-white photograph, Althea Gibson, wearing her Wightman Cup blazer, stands with two rackets in her left hand in front of a door marked "staff."
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Photography
Sports
Tennis
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.27.1.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Oscar Zane Roseberry
GUID
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