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Original Vintage Sport Poster Equestrian Games Stockholm Summer Olympic Games

About the Item

Original vintage sport poster for Equestrian Games of the XVI Olympics 1956 / Reiterspiele Der XVI Olympiade hosted by Stockholm from 10 to 17 June 1956 for the dressage, eventing (dressage, cross-country and show jumping), and show jumping events that were held in Sweden instead of Melbourne due to Australia's six-month quarantine regulations on horses. Great design in an ancient Roman statuesque style depicting a horse and rider with the bold text and Olympic Rings logo below. The equestrian event was won by Sweden followed by the United Team of Germany in second place and Great Britain in third place. Good condition, restored tears, restored paper loss in top left corner, minor staining, backed on linen.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 39.38 in (100 cm)Width: 24.41 in (62 cm)Depth: 0.04 in (1 mm)
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1956
  • Condition:
    Repaired: Restored tears, restored paper loss in top left corner, backed on linen. Good condition, restored tears, restored paper loss in top left corner, minor staining, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1012630747112
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