Banner for a carnival booth featuring Jack Johnson

Image for Banner for a carnival booth featuring Jack Johnson
Created by
Bell, J.
Subject of
Johnson, Jack, American, 1878 - 1946
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
H x W: 75 1/2 x 25 in. (191.8 x 63.5 cm)
Type
portraits
banners
Date
after 1908
Description
An oil on canvas carnival banner depicting African American boxer, Jack Johnson, with the title "Boxing Booth" and signed "J. Bell" in the lower left corner. Marked below the image of Johnson in a boxer stance is the declaration: "Jack Johnson World Heavyweight Champion".
Topic
African American
Amusements
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.62.4
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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