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Back the Bid

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 2004 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    M&C Saatchi (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset photo lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lynn Parker

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box A

Physical description

Poster, 'Back the Bid', produced to support London's bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. Photographic design, features a basketball player, a young black man in a wheelchair, scoring a goal with Nelson's Column 'standing in' for the hoop. The photograph is shot dynamically from below.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 2004 (made)


M&C Saatchi (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Offset photo lithograph


Height: 42 cm, Width: 29.7 cm

Descriptive line

Poster, London 2012 'Back the Bid' featuring the Paralympian, Ade Adepitan, shooting a basketball at Nelson's Column, Britain, ca.2004.

Subjects depicted

Landmarks; Basketballs; Monuments; Athletes; Statues; Wheelchairs; Men


Prints; Sport; Advertising; Posters; A Year of Objects: Trafalgar Day; Disability


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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