Manufactured by
General Mills Inc., American, founded 1866
Subject of
Scurry, Briana, born 1971
United States Women's National Soccer Team, American, founded 1985
Date
1999
Medium
ink on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 14 1/4 × 10 1/2 × 1/8 in. (36.2 × 26.7 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 14 1/4 × 21 1/4 × 1/8 in. (36.2 × 54 × 0.3 cm)
Description
An orange Wheaties cereal box with a front image of Briana Scurry. Scurry is depicted wearing a blue Nike goalie uniform and dark blue shorts with a white stripe on the side, white soccer socks, and white and black goalie gloves. The image of Briana Scurry is surrounded by yellow and white type describing the contents of the Wheaties cereal. The back of the Wheaties box features two images of Scurry in the same uniform, as well as a photograph of four fans in face-paint. One of the images of Scurry depicts her from the side, with slightly bent knees. The other image of Scurry depicts her diving to her proper right to deflect a soccer ball. Red, white, and, blue type on the back of the box talks about Scurry. The sides of the box contain a recipe for [Breakfast of Champions Bars] on the proper left and nutritional information on the proper right.
Place made
General Mills, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
boxes (containers)
Topic
Athletes
Soccer
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Briana Scurry
Object number
2015.58.9
Restrictions & Rights
© General Mills, Inc. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58b3ff90d-cfed-4c80-8993-5169182bd0fa
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