Photographic postcard with photos of Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Johnson, Jack, American, 1878 - 1946
Jeffries, James J., American, 1875 - 1953
Date
1910
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper and card stock with adhesive
Dimensions
H x W: 3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in. (8.7 x 13.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photographic postcard commemorating the "Fight of the Century" between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. The boxers are pictured separately but facing each other. Each man's name is written below his feet.
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
2010.36.1.4
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b55e9a72-5bbc-44cc-91b2-6f063ca276e9
2 image(s)