Owned by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Sam Graddy, American, born 1964
Ben Johnson, Canadian, born 1961
Ron Brown, American, born 1961
Mike McFarlane, British, born 1960
Ray Stewart, Jamaican, born 1965
Reid, Donovan, British, born 1963
Sharpe, Tony, Canadian, born 1961
Date
1984
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, metal, glass
Dimensions
Frame: 17 5/8 x 20 1/2 x 1 in. (44.8 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 11 3/16 x 14 1/2 in. (28.4 x 36.8 cm)
Description
A framed color photograph of Carl Lewis passing the finish line at the 100 M race in the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Behind him seven other athletes running the race are visible. The original red and white track background has been removed and replaced with a white track and black lane lines. At the bottom of the image is a black bar with red scale and lettering showing finish times. A small white plaque below photograph reads, [1984 OLYMPIC GAMES / 100M 9.99]. The photograph is housed in a black metal frame with dark grey matting.
Place captured
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
photographs
Topic
Athletes
Men
Olympics
Sports
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number
2013.126.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c6bf00fc-0fdc-4d03-9c5c-9e5e65b27a22

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