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Poster for the 1984 Summer Olympics

Owned by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Commissioned by
Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, American, 1978 - 1984
Designed by
Robert Miles Runyan & Associates, American, 1956 - 1991
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 29 x 22 in. (73.7 x 55.9 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1984
Description
A color poster with a white background promoting the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. The poster features the official emblem of the 1984 Summer Olympics, the "Star in Motion," as well as the Olympic rings. The black type on poster reads, [Official Symbol 1984 Olympics / Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984]. The bottom of the poster is decorated with the official sport pictograms for the games.
Topic
African American
Olympics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number
2013.126.2
Restrictions & Rights
© 1980 LA Olympic Counsel. 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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