Poster of Carl Lewis wearing Olympic medals

Owned by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Commissioned by
Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, American, 1978 - 1984
Subject of
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 34 1/8 x 22 in. (86.7 x 55.9 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1984
Description
Color poster of Carl Lewis wearing four gold medals from the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Lewis is depicted facing the camera with his arms folded and wearing a red jersey with white lettering that reads, [USA]. The image of Lewis is surrounded by a thick black border. White type above and below photograph reads, [CARL LEWIS / Gold Medalist / 100M / Long Jump / 200M / 4x100 Relay / Games of the / XXIIIrd Olympiad / Los Angeles 1984 / July 28-August 12].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Men
Olympics
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
2013.126.3
Restrictions & Rights
© 1984 LA Olympic Organizing 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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