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Poster, München (Munich) 1972

This is a Poster. It was designed by Otl Aicher and printed by Franzis Print & Media GmbH Druckvorstufenservice and made for (as the client) Munich Organizing Committee of the 1972 Olympic Games. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

118.4 × 83.8 cm (46 5/8 in. × 33 in.) Frame: 119.9 × 85.4 × 1.9 cm (47 3/16 × 33 5/8 × 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white text, at bottom right margin: Foto: Herbert Graaf, EPU 07.71.50 Printed in Germany by Franzis-Druck, München

Cite this object as

Poster, München (Munich) 1972; Designed by Otl Aicher (German, 1922 - 1991); offset lithograph on paper; 118.4 × 83.8 cm (46 5/8 in. × 33 in.) Frame: 119.9 × 85.4 × 1.9 cm (47 3/16 × 33 5/8 × 3/4 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-164

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