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Inscription

on verso, top left printed in black ink: ALDRIN, EDWIN; by unknown hand, top left in blue ink: -Group; top right stamped in purple ink: JUL 23 1969; center left printed in black ink: RRV 04887; center printed in black ink on applied newspaper: AP WIREPHOTO / [AP]OLLO 11 ASTRONAUT EDWIN ALDRIN SPINS A CAN OF HAM FOR TELEVIEWERS / was preparing to make a sandwich during trip back to earth Tuesday night.; center stamped in purple ink on applied newspaper: JUL 22 1969; by unknown hand, center in graphite: [illegible, covered by newspaper] apollo / 3 co [illegible, covered by newspaper] / Wed [illegible, covered by newspaper] 1/5 Red / [illegible] / p8; center right in red ink circled: 5; lower center stamped in black ink inverted: .69 JUL 23 AM 8:45

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

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