Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Terrell, Ernie, American, 1939 - 2014
Date
February 6, 1967
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3428pixels × 5000pixels
Description
An image of Muhammad Ali fighting Ernie Terrell in 1967 at the Houston Astrodome. The close-up image shows Ali landing a left handed punch, while Terrell in crouch position, has both arms up to block the hit. Ali stands to the left of the photograph, Terrell to the right.
Place depicted
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Icons
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Athletes
Boxing
Photography
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter Iooss
Object number
2016.164.22.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Walter Iooss
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56e478062-cfb4-46e1-9f47-913d68a14fc5

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