Postcard, 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Postcard
Date Used
1964
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Brief Description
Postcard of a poster, unused. A full-colour facsimile of the first of four 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games posters. Designed by Yusaku Kamekura, this work incorporated the use of state-of-the-art colour photogravure. A minimalist graphic design, it features a golden olympic rings emblem crowned by a large red circle. This represents the Rising Sun, the national symbol of Japan. The logotype, in gold, situated below reads: 'TOKYO 1964'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 145 W: 105 D: 1mm (H: 5 11/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1964
Location
In storage
Registration No
1991.2480.26
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dean F M Chamberlin.

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