Photographic print of Joe Louis shaking hands with unidentified man

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Louis, Joe, American, 1914 - 1981
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 4 × 5 1/8 in. (10.2 × 13 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Date
ca. 1951-1965
Description
A black and white photograph of Joe Louis wearing a suit and shaking hands with an unidentified man. Behind the two men is a car. Joe Louis is holding a newspaper in his left hand. Stamped on the back in black ink is [053].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.12.4
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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