A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali

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Lot 41
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali

Sold for £ 1,200 (US$ 1,548) inc. premium

Sporting Memorabilia

21 Oct 2009, 11:00 BST

Chester

A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
A leather A4 binder containing 33 black and white photographs of Muhammad Ali taken by the photographer Charlie Phillips who accompanied Ali in the days before his fight against Jurgen Blin in Germany in 1971, with each photograph hand signed to the rear by the photographer. Lot includes a programme for the fight held on the 26th December of 1971 in Zurich.
Photo sizes approx. 25.4 x 20.1cm

Footnotes

  • Born in Jamaica, Charlie Phillips came to London in 1956 and worked as a freelance photographer for various magazines including Harpers Bazaar, Life and Italian Vogue. Whilst living in Notting Hill, Charlie took photographic images which have been exhibited in the Museum of London.
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
A unique collection of 1971 pre-fight photographs of Muhammad Ali
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