Photographic postcard of Jack Johnson's corner of the ring

Created by
Dana Photo Studio, American
Distributed by
The Sommer Studio, American
Subject of
Johnson, Jack, American, 1878 - 1946
Date
1910
Medium
ink on photographic paper on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 7/16 in. (8.9 x 13.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photographic postcard of Jack Johnson's corner before the "Fight of the Century" between Johnson and James J. Jeffries. Johnson, seated wears a robe and points with his right hand. He is surrounded by training and support staff.
Place captured
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
photographic postcards
Topic
Athletes
Boxing
Photography
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.1.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da4c25c2-0eea-415b-8f06-c7a868a290b3
2 image(s)