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: 5367pixels × 8000pixels
Description
An image of Muhammad Ali versus Ernie Terrell at the Houston Astrodome in 1967. The image shows Ali standing at the far side corner of the ring resting his arms on the ropes facing the nearside corner. In the nearside corner, Terrell sits on a stool while be attended by two unidentified men on his team. Terrell sits with his legs spread apart and his arms resting on his legs. A metal pail with a label that reads: [Wheeling/ Steel] is next to the stool. Photographers and spectators are visible outside of the ring in the background and foreground.
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
2016.164.22.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Walter Iooss
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd518f32f8b-d537-446a-93f7-2434a18ccb29
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