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'.
0 - Whole: H: 145 W: 105 D: 1mm (H: 5 11/16 W: 4 1/8 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo 1964
Japanese Olympic Committee
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dean F M Chamberlin.