Robert Freeman joined the Beatles on their first US tour, and was with them when they flew to Miami after their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show
. The Beatles were taken to meet Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) on February 18, 1964. They were brought to Miami Beach's 5th Street Gym where Ali was preparing for his upcoming heavyweight fight with Sonny Liston. He captured this portrait of Ali while a press event was being broadcast after their meeting.
This photograph is included in the Robert Freeman's Swinging Sixties Collection
, Dean Freeman's personal archive of photographs gifted to him by his father, beginning in 1980. Specific details are below, please contact us for pricing and the latest availability.
Size : 29.9 x 20 in / 76 x 51 cm
Chromogentic Print (C-Type)
Signed, Artist Proof
Printed : 2003-2006
Gifted to Dean Freeman : 2003-2006
Buyers will receive a certificate of authenticity following delivery and a signed letter of provenance detailing its history.