Photograph of the 1960 Olympic Opening Ceremonies owned by Dick Howard

Photograph by
Unidentified
Owned by
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967
Date
1960
Medium
photographic paper, ink
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 5 9/16 x 8 15/16 in. (14.2 x 22.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 1/8 x 9 7/16 in. (18.1 x 24 cm)
Description
A color photograph of the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics in Rome in 1960. In the center of the image is a large track and field filled with uniformed people wearing white pants and dark jackets. Surrounding the track are stands filled with spectators. In the background at the top forth is a large hill covered in trees. Along the bottom, below the image, are the Olympic logo, title, and date. The logo is in the lower left corner is a black graphic and features the Olympic rings capped with a statue of the Capitoline Wolf and the date in Roman numerals. The image is bordered by a white edge that is thicker along the bottom.
Place depicted
Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Roma, Italy, Europe
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
photographs
Topic
Athletes
Olympics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number
2012.140.6.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd521294617-9f76-4093-b1b4-122a5309439d