A century of Olympic posters

‘The Start of the Sprinters’ Dash’. Yusaku Kamekura (art director); Osamu Hayasaki (photographer)

 

 

Images from the book “A Century of Olympic Posters” by Margaret Timmers:

As snapshots through time, Olympic posters provide a fascinating record of our world, a lens through which we can explore links between sports and art, politics and place, commerce and culture. A Century of Olympic Posters offers an intensely visual representation of the modern Games, and shows the evolution of the Olympic Games poster as well, from the first official poster for Stockholm in 1912 right up to the present.

 

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Historical Photos of European Royalty (1910-1915)

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Countess Nada Torbay (England)

 

Princess Friedrich Karl of Hesse (Germany)
Crown Princess of Rumania
St. Patrick's Welcome to Cardinal Farley

 

Maharaja of Bikaner (India)
Vice Admiral Rokuro Yashiro (Japan)

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Prince Leopold of Belgium

 

Prince Leopold of Belgium
Guard at the Eiffel Tower, at right a wireless station (radio) being built.
The 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden. Shows (left to right) Prince Wilhelm of Sweden and Norway (1884-1965), Duke of Sïdermanland; Crown Prince Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) with their father King Gustav V.

 

Marjorie Ficken

 

Princess Mary of England

 Photos courtesy of the Library of Congress Archives

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