Ticket to Super Bowl XXII

Created by
National Football League, American, founded 1920
Subject of
Williams, Doug, born 1955
Washington Redskins, American, founded 1932
Denver Broncos, American, founded 1960
Date
1988
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Ticket): 6 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (16.8 × 6.7 cm)
H x W x D (Case): 9 5/8 × 4 5/8 × 5/8 in. (24.4 × 11.7 × 1.6 cm)
Caption
Washington quarterback Doug Williams was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the game, and he was the first African American quarterback to win the Super Bowl. Washington won the game 42-10.
Description
A ticket to Super Bowl XXII between Washington and Denver played on January 31st, 1988. The ticket is for Section 40, Row 4, Seat 3 on the Press Level and has a face price of $100.00. The ticket is intact. The front has an image of a white sculptural archway with the Lombardi Trophy underneath it. In the background is an illustrated view of San Diego. The back has a map of the stadium and surrounding roads. The ticket is housed in a plastic case with a label.
Place depicted
San Diego, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
admission tickets
Topic
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b1d5eb4-18e0-473c-a3cc-1e45f97fdeaf
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