Oct 17, 2019 - Sale 2520

Sale 2520 - Lot 391

Price Realized: $ 1,500
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CASSIUS CLAY/MUHAMMAD ALI)
Group of 11 photographs depicting the bout in which Ali defeated reigning heavyweight world champion Sonny Liston.
The action-packed images show the pair both sparring during the rounds and the shocking aftermath of a slumped and defeated Liston juxtaposed to a victorious Clay. Oversized ferroptyped wire photo prints, the images measuring approximately 13 1/2x10 inches (34.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets slightly larger, each with a wire photo caption in the negative, some with applied period retouching paint and engraver's notations, on recto, and some with a United Press International Photo copyright hand stamp, on verso. 1964