Posters and images from past Olympics at Yale libraries

This is the official poster for the 1948 Olympic Games in London from "A Century of Olympic Posters" by Timmers, held in the Beinecke Library's Olympic collection.
This poster celebrating the re-establishment of the Olympic games in 1894, is taken from "A Century of Olympic Posters" by Timmers, held in the Beinecke Library's Olympic collection.
This poster, for the games that were never held, is taken from "A Century of Olympic Posters" by Timmers, held in the Beinecke Olympic collection.
Cover of a commemorative book of the 1948 Summer Olympic Games. From the Beinecke Library, Yale University Sommar-Olympia 1948: de fjortonde olympiska sommarspelen i London/av Tore Nilsson; med teckningar av Rit-Ola; foto Erik Collin. (Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds Foerlag, 1948)
Lennart Strand tries to pass gold medal winner Henry Eriksson. Dutchman Slijkhuis is close behind. From the Beinecke Library, Yale University Sommar-Olympia 1948: de fjortonde olympiska sommarspelen i London/av Tore Nilsson; med teckningar av Rit-Ola; foto Erik Collin. (Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds Foerlag, 1948)
"USA's Helen Schifano in handstand." From the Beinecke Library, Yale University Sommar-Olympia 1948: de fjortonde olympiska sommarspelen i London / av Tore Nilsson; med teckningar av Rit-Ola; foto Erik Collin (Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds Foerlag, 1948)
The close of the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London. From the Beinecke Library, Yale University Sommar-Olympia 1948 : de fjortonde olympiska sommarspelen i London / av Tore Nilsson ; med teckningar av Rit-Ola ; foto Erik Collin.(Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds Foerlag, 1948)
1 of 1

Yale University libraries are showing off their collection of posters from past Olympics. View the historical posters and images as they are added to this slide show over the course of the 2012 Olympics.
Related story