Framed color photograph of the 1984 Summer Olympics Men's 200M finish line

Owned by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Baptiste, Kirk, American, born 1963
Jefferson, Thomas, American, born 1962
Batista da Silva, João, Brazilian, born 1963
Lübke, Ralf, German, born 1965
Boussemart, Jean-Jacques, French, born 1963
Mennea, Pietro Paolo, Italian, 1952 - 2013
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, metal, glass
Dimensions
Frame: 17 3/4 x 20 1/2 x 1 in. (45.1 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 15/16 x 14 1/8 in. (27.8 x 35.9 cm)
Type
photographs
Place captured
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1984
Description
A framed color photograph of Carl Lewis passing the finish line at the 200 M race in the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Behind him six 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 / 200M 19.80]. The photograph is housed in a black metal frame with dark grey matting.
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
2013.126.5
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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