Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
2003
Medium 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Rectangular metal pin-back button with brightly colored enamels, "NYC 2012/THE RACE IS ON/July 15, 2003"
Credit Line 
Gift of Jan S. Ramirez
Object Number 
2003.82
Gallery Label 
This pin was distributed to "friends" of NYC2012 to be worn in support of the 2012 Olympic Games being held in New York City. On July 15, 2003, the city officially entered the international competition against other world-class cities including Havana, Istanbul, Leipzig, London, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, and Rio de Janeiro.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group