Ticket to a boxing match between Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johansson

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Created by
Arcus - Simplex - Brown, Inc., American, founded 1945
Subject of
Patterson, Floyd, American, 1935 - 2006
Ingemar Johansson, Swedish, 1932 - 2009
Yankee Stadium, American, 1923 - 2008
Rosensohn Enterprises, Inc., American
Rosensohn, William, American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/2 x 7 in. (6.4 x 17.8 cm)
Type
tickets
Place depicted
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 25, 1959
Description
Ticket to the World Heavyweight Championship boxing match between Floyd Patterson and Ingemar Johansson. The ticket is purple with black and red printed text. The text appears both horizontally and vertically on the ticket. The horizontal text on the left side of the ticket begins “YANKEE STADIUM / 161ST & RIVER AVENUE…”
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.219.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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