Wilt Chamberlin, Boston, 1967

Image for Wilt Chamberlin, Boston, 1967
Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Chamberlain, Wilt, American, 1936 - 1999
Philadelphia 76ers, American, founded 1963
Boston Celtics, American, founded 1946
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4930pixels × 5000pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
1967
Description
An image of Wilt Chamberlin standing at one end of the court in the Boston Garden. Down court players from the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics are visible under the far net. Chamberlin is featured at the center of the image with his back towards the camera. He is wearing his uniform that is blue and has the number 13 on the back. The stands are filled with spectators and banners honoring Celtics players are 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
2016.164.2
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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