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What is this?

Photograph of George “The Iceman” Gervin in a space filled with large ice cubes, holding a silver basketball in each hand, wearing a silver tracksuit with the word: ‘ICE’ embroidered on the chest. He wears white Nike sneakers. In lower margin: ICEMAN; lower left of photograph: NIKE logo.

This is a poster from United States. It is dated 1977–79 and we acquired it in 1981. Gift of Various Donors. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

offset lithograph on paper

Its dimensions are

89.8 x 52 cm (35 3/8 x 20 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: LITHO IN U. S. A.

This object was overseen (as art director) by Denny Strickland and designed by John Brown & Partners and made for (as the client) Nike, Inc.

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