Gelatin silver print of Joe Louis accepting a championship belt

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Created 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 1/8 × 5 in. (10.5 × 12.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Date
1934-1951
Description
A photographic print of Joe Louis in a boxing ring being presented a championship belt by four men, three of whom can be seen to be smiling. Louis is wearing a dark robe. A crowd can be seen in the background. There are no marks on the back of the photograph.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.12.6
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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