Photographic print of Joe Louis with unidentified woman

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Louis, Joe, American, 1914 - 1981
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 4 9/16 × 3 1/2 in. (11.6 × 8.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Date
ca. 1935-1951
Description
A black and white photograph of Joe Louis and an unidentified woman standing outside on grass in front of bushes or trees. Louis wears a long-sleeved shirt and hat with cuffed pinstripe pants. The woman wears a blouse with dark pants and stands with her right arm akimbo. An Adirondack chair is partially visible behind Louis. A stamp on back reads [B55].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.12.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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