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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 14 PM; upper center stamped in red ink on applied newspaper: SEP 14 1959; by unknown hand, upper center in graphite underlined: [partially obscured by newspaper] [Moon Lan]ding 2 1/2'; upper right UPI copyright stamp in black ink perpendicular; center printed in black ink on applied newspaper: [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.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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