Admission ticket for 2012 London Olympics gymnastics competition

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Owned by
Douglas, Gabby, American, born 1995
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 7/8 x 3 in. (20 x 7.6 cm)
Type
admission tickets
Place used
London, England, Europe
Date
2012
Description
A pink and white glossy ticket. At the very top there is an area of solid pink with [07 August], [14:00 Start time] with a picture of a clock, and [N24 Entry code] in white ink. Below, there are different sized triangles in various shades of pink. The words [London 2012] are in light pink, going up diagonally from proper right to proper left. Under the "L"in "London" are the words [FIG Grant] in black. There is a stylized outline of a gymnast doing a flip on the balance beam in orange and white. There is a dark pink and white logo on the proper left side of the ticket. There is a "20" above a "12". The word [London] is in the top "2" and the five (5) Olympic rings are in the "0".
The whiteportion of the ticket starts with the Olympic rings in blue, yellow, black, green, and red. Underneath are the words [Gymnastics - Artistic] in bold, [North Greenwich Arena], and [South-east London]. To the left of the words there is a pink and white logo with the gymnast on the balance beam.
Under the logo- [Entrance: B/ Level: 1/ Block: 115/ Row: U/ Your seat: 455]. There is a pink logo to the right of the text. It is unclear what the logo is.
Under "Your seat"- [Account: 7-452/ Price: £295/ Category: A/ Session: GA013]. There is an image of an Olympic medal in pink and black to the right of the text. To the right of the medal there is a silver square sticker with rounded corners. It has the London 2012 logo on it and the word [elite].
The bottom part of the ticket has a perforated line. The words [Not for sale] are written in pink on the bottom proper right corner. There are also some black numbers and letters on the proper right and proper left corners. There is a black barcode in the center with the logo of the gymnast on the balance beam in black.
The back of the ticket has the blue London 2012 logo in the top proper left corner. Below the logo there is a large section with [Terms and conditions of ticket purchase]. Below the terms there is an Olympics logo with the words [The Worldwide Olympic Partners]. There are eleven (11) color logos for various companies, including Coca-Cola, McDonald's, and Samsung. The bottom of the ticket says [View and download spectator information at:/london2012.com] with an [All rights reserved] note and an FSC logo. There are some grey geometric outlines in the background.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Gymnastics
Olympics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gabrielle Douglas
Object number
2013.12.3
Restrictions & Rights
© International Olympic Committee. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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