Ticket to a championship boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton

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Printed by
Arcus - Simplex - Brown, Inc., American, founded 1945
Subject of
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Norton, Ken, American, born 1943
New York State Athletic Commission, American, founded 1920
Madison Square Garden Boxing, Inc., American
Yankee Stadium, American, 1923 - 2008
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 1 3/4 x 6 in. (4.4 x 15.2 cm)
Type
tickets
Place depicted
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
September 28, 1976
Description
Ticket to the World Heavyweight Championship boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton. The ticket is white with red, blue and black text. The text appears both horizontally and vertically on the ticket. Pictured in blue ink on the left side of the ticket is Muhammad Ali standing with his boxing gloves raised. Pictured in blue ink on the right side of the ticket is Ken Norton with his boxing gloves raised. The text at center begins "MADISON SQUARE GARDEN BOXING, INC. / PRESENTS / MUHAMMAD ALI / CHAMPION..."
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.219.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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