Best Player in the Club

Image for Best Player in the Club
Photograph by
Fleming, Peggy, American
Printed by
Steele, James, American
Subject of
Owens, Freddie, American, born 1942
Capital Pool Checkers Club, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 16, 2007; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Freddie Owens deep in thought in the middle of a checkers game. His right hand is rubbing his forehead while his left rests on the table in front of his. The print is inscribed on the back.
Topic
African American
Local and regional
Men
Photography
Recreation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peggy Fleming
Object number
2012.41.31
Restrictions & Rights
© Peggy Fleming
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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