Published by
Time Inc., American, founded 1922
Subject of
Wilson, Flip, American, 1933 - 1998
Date
1972
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 8 1/4 in. (28 × 21 cm)
Description
Magazine with a red border cover featuring a drawing of Flip Wilson. In the top right of the corner a yellow banner with black type reads: [TV's First Black Superstar]. Below, Wilson's portrait is framed with light bulbs; the date is at top right and [FIFTY CENTS] at the top left. [Comedian/Flip/Wilson] is in white type in the bottom right. There are two hand written inscriptions on the cover. One in the top right corner and the other on Wilson's forehead. The interior consists of articles, essays, and advertisements. The back cover is an advertisement for Winston Cigarettes.
Place printed
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Topic
Entertainers
Mass media
Variety shows (Television)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
2014.183.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Time, Inc. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54e32c5e2-9d83-4c82-ad5c-ade1d0399577
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