Photograph of Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett, gymnasium coach of Harvard University

Photograph by
Warren, George Kendall, died 1884
Subject of
Hewlett, Aaron Molyneaux, American, 1820 - 1871
Date
1859-1871
Medium
albumen and silver on paper on pasteboard
Dimensions
H x W: 13 1/8 × 10 in. (33.3 × 25.4 cm)
Description
This photographic print depicts Aaron Molyneaux Hewlett, the first African American gymnasium coach at Harvard University. Hewlett is seated and is surrounded by a variety of exercise equipment. He wears a striped three-piece suit and a dark necktie. The print is cut in an oval shape and mounted on thick pasteboard that is tinted a light tan around the print. The text "Warren Phot." is printed in the lower left corner of the tinted paper. Written in the top left corner of the reverse in blue ink is the text, "1866-BOSTON / "HARVARD".
Place made
Harvard University, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
photographic prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Education
Health
Photography
Recreation
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.174.9
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
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