Photographic print of spectators at Forbes Field

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Forbes Field, American, 1909 - 1971
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 1/2 × 14 in. (29.2 × 35.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1945-1950
Description
A black and white photograph of spectators at a Negro League baseball game at Forbes Field. Some of the spectators are seated leaning on a railing. Other spectators are standing behind the seated spectators. They are all facing the field. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
African American
Baseball
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.80
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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