Photographic print of Joe Louis with an unidentified man and boy

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Louis, Joe, American, 1914 - 1981
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 4 × 5 5/8 in. (10.2 × 14.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Date
August 1944
Description
A black and white photograph of Joe Louis sitting with a young boy and another man. Both the man and Louis are wearing robes. The young boy is wearing a light shirt. A crowd can be seen in the background. Handwritten on back of photograph, [Affaccio / Louis at exhibition bout / in NORBS THEATRE / Affaccio Aug 44].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Children
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.120.12.7
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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