Ali vs. Terrell, The Astrodome, Houston, 1967

Image for Ali vs. Terrell, The Astrodome, Houston, 1967
2 images
Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 5044pixels × 7359pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Portfolio/Series
Icons
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date
February 6, 1967
Description
An image of Muhammad Ali being weighed at center ring prior to his match again Ernie Terrell in 1967 at the Houston Astrodome. Ali stands on the scale wearing his shorts and no shoes. Next to the scale there is a microphone stand filled with microphones. Unidentified men surround Ali in the ring. One man standing behind Ali holds his robe. A video camera and photographers are visible in the background outside of the ring.
Topic
Athletes
Boxing
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter Iooss
Object number
2016.164.22.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Walter Iooss

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