Photographic postcard of Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries clinching

Created by
Dana Photo Studio, American
Subject of
Johnson, Jack, American, 1878 - 1946
Jeffries, James J., American, 1875 - 1953
Date
1910
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
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 the "Fight of the Century" between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. In this photo, the pair are standing chest to chest with interlocking arms.
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
2010.36.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd568a3998d-e3c6-4707-a64d-b23af836ba5b
2 image(s)