Poster, 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Poster
Date Used
1996
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Brief Description
Facsimile of artwork associated with the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. On a dark blue background, the torso of a naked man, leaning into the picture from the right side, holding a white branch, and with a white bandage around his head. Above him in light blue, OLYMPISCHE/SPIELE/1928. To his left in bold white is AMSTERDAM and covering his lower half are waves of red, white and blue (Netherlands flag). This is not the official 1928 poster but is taken from a cover from a contemporary German publication.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 365 W: 280mm (H: 14 3/8 W: 11")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1996
Location
On display
Registration No
1996.3203.17

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