Photograph of Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella with Brooklyn Dodger teammates

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Campanella, Roy, American, 1921 - 1993
Reese, Pee Wee, American, 1918 - 1999
Snider, Duke, American, 1926 - 2011
Roe, Preacher, American, 1916 - 2008
Hodges, Gilbert "Gil" Ray, American, 1924 - 1972
Furillo, Carl Anthony, American, 1922 - 1989
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883
Date
1955
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
Description
Black and white photograph of Jackie Robinson with teammates of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Seven men total, standing with one leg out of the dug out (man on left has his PR leg out of the dug out with no glove on, while the other six men on the right have their PL leg out of the dugout and gloves on their PL hands, resting on their knees. From left to right: Carl Furillo, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Preacher Roe, Gil Hodges. Their uniforms are all white, with Dodgers written diagonally across the front with their numbers in the bottom right corner of the jersey. Each individual is wearing a baseball cap with a "B" on the front of the crown. There is a handwritten note, in blue ink, across Jackie Robinson's (second from left) chest, reading "Jackie/ Robinson/ at/ Ebbets/ Field/ in (illegible)/M J." On the reverse, also in blue ink, in the bottom right hand corner, reads "Jackie Robinson & "Compy" Brooklyn Dodger/1948?"
Place depicted
New York City, Brooklyn County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Baseball
Men
Race relations
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gifted with pride from Ellen Brooks
Object number
2014.167.5
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fefee423-f2cd-4c3a-b6d3-0d0001d10e68
2 image(s)