[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.
[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.
[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.
[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.
[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.
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From the Estate of NASA Senior Photographer Bill Taub

[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

From the Estate of NASA Senior Photographer Bill Taub

[MERCURY-REDSTONE 4] VINTAGE SILVER GELATIN PRINT OF GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7, CA JULY 1961.

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:1,500USD

Lot Details

Description

From the Estate of NASA Senior Photographer Bill Taub

[MERCURY REDSTONE 4] 

GUS GRISSOM AND JOHN GLENN WITH THE LIBERTY BELL 7. CA JULY 1961.


Vintage silver gelatin print, image taken by Bill Taub, 11 by 13 3/4 inches, mounted on matboard; some toning to mat.


Mercury-Redstone 4 (also known as MR-4) was the second human spaceflight launched by the US space program, and John Glenn and Gus Grissom were members of the Mercury Seven. Mercury capsule #11 (pictured here), nicknamed Liberty Bell 7, was launched on 21 July 1961, and was piloted by Gus Grissom. The duration of the mission was 15 minutes and 37 seconds.

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