Wilt Chamberlin, Philadelphia, 1967

Image for Wilt Chamberlin, Philadelphia, 1967
Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Chamberlain, Wilt, American, 1936 - 1999
Bill Russell, American, born 1934
Jones, Wali
Philadelphia 76ers, American, founded 1963
Boston Celtics, American, founded 1946
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4958pixels × 5000pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1967
Description
An image of Wilt Chamberlin mid-jump during a playoff between the 76ers and Boston Celtics. Behind Chamberlin, Bill Russell (Celtics number 6) and (Celtics number 17) John Havlicek turn towards the net. Wali Jones (76ers number 24) is to the left of the play and a referee is visible in the left foreground of the image.
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
2016.164.3
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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