Photo exhibit - Subjects|
Included are such poignant images as the first UN meeting at a converted Flushing, N.Y., warehouse, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meeting aboard the British battleship HMS Prince of Wales, and the construction of the UN headquarters in New York. The exhibit also provides a retrospective of UN humanitarian work in the aftermath of World War II, as well as the global issues on the UN agenda, such as its work on the HIV / AIDS crisis, the 2004 tsunami and Operation Lifeline Sudan.
HP sponsors and produces the photographic exhibit
"When the United Nations Charter was signed on June 26, 1945, the world gained one of its most important advocates for peace, global progress and humanitarian relief," said George Mulhern, senior vice president, Enterprise Imaging and Printing, HP. "We at HP are honored to both sponsor and produce this photographic exhibit and pleased that our large-format printing solutions are bringing these historical images to life for all to enjoy."
HP Designjet - Print the images
Exceptional quality and durability were required to print the images, which will be shipped and displayed all over the world. The HP Designjet 5500, printing on HP Productivity Photo Semi-Gloss and HP litho-realistic paper, was chosen for the task. Available in 42-inch and 60-inch width models, the HP Designjet 5500 printer series offers high-speed printing for print service providers, GIS (geographic information systems) professionals and graphic designers. The 5500 offers maximum flexibility in terms of color and media, a simplified workflow and remote management.
UN 60th anniversary photo exhibit
The premiere of the exhibit was marked by a gala event attended by such dignitaries as UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, General Assembly President Jean Ping and several UN Messengers of Peace and Goodwill Ambassadors. The UN 60th anniversary photo exhibit will be on view in the public lobby of the UN's New York headquarters through Sept. 5, 2005.
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