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Inscription

by unknown hand, top center in orange crayon: TOP; on verso, by unknown hand, top center in graphite: TOP; upper left stamped in purple ink: ENGRAVING / 1959 SEP 13 PM; upper center stamped in red ink on applied newspaper: SEP 14 1959; by unknown hand, upper center in graphite underlined: [partially covered by newspaper] [Moon Lan]ding 2 1/2'; upper right stamped in black ink perpendicular: PLEASE CREDIT / U.P.I. TELEPHOT / This picture is for your publication only and m[ay] / not be loaned, syndicated or used for advertis[ing] / purposes without written permission from the Uni[ted] / Press International. By accepting this picture you a[gree] / to hold the United Press International harmless f[or] / any loss or damage arising by reason of your use / publication of this picture. / UNITED PRESS INTERATIONA[L] / TRIBUNE TOWER, ROOM 636 / CHICAGO 11, ILLINOIS; center printed in black ink on applied newspaper below reproduction of image: [UPI RADIOTELEPHOTO] / This photo, taken of the moon [circled in blue crayon] / at the instant Russian Rocket hit, was made by the Markovitch camera of Helsinki.; by unknown hand, lower left in graphite circled and inverted: 44 1/2; printed in black ink on applied barcode label: AFY-661-CT

Provenance

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

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