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Photograph by:
Walter Iooss Jr., American, born 1943  Search this
Subject of:
Wilt Chamberlain, American, 1936 - 1999  Search this
Bill Russell, American, 1934 - 2022  Search this
Wali Jones, American, born 1942  Search this
Philadelphia 76ers, American, founded 1963  Search this
Boston Celtics, American, founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 4958 pixels × 5000 pixels
File size: 70.97 MB
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  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
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
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0b35684-7177-4444-8efd-d3d25057f976
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.164.3