Original photo of Muhammad Ali, 1970

N.p. N.p., 1970. Vintage borderless press photograph of Muhammad Ali. With the stamp of photographer Paul Slade, French magazine Paris Match / Tele 7 Jours / Marie Claire, and date stamped 28 Oct. 1970 on the verso.

Two days prior to the photograph being taken Ali returned to the boxing ring for the first time after being stripped of his boxing license in 1966 for refusing to be drafted into the armed forces, defeating Jerry Quarry by a technical knock out in the third round.

Paul Slade was a outstanding and prolific photographer on staff for Paris Match Magazine from 1953 to 1979. He covered Muhammad Ali from the early 1960's through the late 1970's.

8 x 11.75 inches (20 x 30 cm). Near Fine, with light edgewear.

[Book #145869]

Price: $750.00