On View
Sports Gallery
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
Published by
Time Inc., American, founded 1922
Subject of
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Date
September 22, 1947
Medium
paper, ink, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 3/16 × 8 1/2 × 1/4 in. (28.4 × 21.6 × 0.6 cm)
Description
Time Magazine, Volume 15, Number 12, September 22, 1947. Cover features a color illustration of Jackie Robinson surrounded by baseballs. Robinson looks away from the viewer toward the upper left. He wears a blue baseball hat with a white [B] on the front. The illustration is on a white background that is bordered in several thin lines at the edges. At the top of the illustration on the white background is the publication title [TIME / THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE]. Below the illustration is a short caption [JACKIE ROBINSON / He and the boss took a chance. / (Sport)]. Behind the white background is red that covers the remainder of the cover. At the top of the cover is the price and date [TWENTY CENTS SEPTEMBER 22, 1947]. At the bottom of the cover is the price and volume and number [$6.50 A YEAR/(REG. U. S. PAT. OFF.)/VOL. L NO. 12].
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
baseball cards
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Mass media
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.183.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Time Magazine
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5efa57682-2c1e-426c-ae36-a8c383ac075a

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