Baseball Card of Martin Dihigo

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Martín Dihigo, Cuban, 1906 - 1971
Date
ca. 1945
On View
Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
Medium
paper, ink
Dimensions
H x W: 2 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (6.7 × 4.9 cm)
Description
Black and white baseball card of Martin Dihigo of the baseball team Caramelo. The front of the card features Dihigo wearing a baseball jersey top and cap. In the lower left corner is a small circle with a number centered within [65]. On the reverse is black text in Spanish: [65-Martin Dihigo. Pit-/cher e Infielder. Jugò el pa-/sado año con el club Ha-/bana./OBSEQUIO DEL/Caramelo/DEPORTIVO/Fabricado y Distribuído/Por/FELICES/A. Seco, 270. Telf U-2233]. The card is enclosed in a plastic bag within a hard plastic rectangular shell.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
portraits
baseball cards
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.183.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58b23d566-b719-4f70-ad61-877b81f41dc9
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