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Malcolm X (1925-1965) and Muhammad Ali (b. 1942) Eight Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) and Muhammad Ali (b. 1942) Eight Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Black-and-white photographs c. 1964, depicting Ali in various public situations, in five of the photographs Ali appears with Malcolm X, in two he appears with Malcolm's daughters, in one photograph Ali signs autographs outside of his tour bus while Malcolm X takes a photograph of the fighter, in another Ali holds a copy of the newspaper, "Muhammad Speaks" with a picture of himself on the front page; all with Haggins's inked stamps on the verso, a few with ballpoint inscriptions in Haggins's hand, two on thinner paper are torn and worn, all 8 x 10 in. (8)
Estimate $700-900


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