Bill Russell and Elgin Baylor, LA, 1965

Image for Bill Russell and Elgin Baylor, LA, 1965
Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Bill Russell, American, born 1934
Baylor, Elgin, American, born 1934
Boston Celtics, American, founded 1946
Los Angeles Lakers, American, founded 1947
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 13652pixels × 13652pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965
Description
An image of Bill Russell and Elgin Baylor playing in 1965. The image features Baylor with the ball going to the net and Russell jumping up to defend him. The two are surrounded by other players on the court. The background of the image shows the stands filled with spectators and the scoreboard hanging from the rafters.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Basketball
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter Iooss
Object number
2016.164.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Walter Iooss
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
Basketball
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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