Abbas Attar (1944 – 2018)
Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman, Kinshasa, DR Congo, Stade Tata Raphaël, 30 October 1974
Young Iranian-French photographer Abbas, who became Magnum full-member in 1985, covered the legendary boxing match »Rumble in the Jungle« for Paris Match magazine: World campion Foreman seemed to win over the popular 32-old master Ali for eight exhausting rounds - until Ali finally manages to knock Foreman to the ground within a few seconds, acclaimed by an euphoric audience.
Vintage Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions 20,3 x 30 cm (20,3 x 30 inch)
Single weight paper, semi-glossy surface
Photographer's Agence Press stamp, archive stamps, date stamp and several handwritten notations in ink on the reverse
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