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Edwin Aldrin on moon, Armstrong and module reflected in visor, July 1969

type C photograph on aluminium
48.8 × 39.0 cm (image and sheet)
printed in silver (in image) on paper label l.r.: HASSELBLAD
printed on support reverse c.: 35 (G) / With his Hasselblad 500EL Data Camera attached at chest / height to his spacesuit, astronaut Neil Armstrong took this / photo of his collegue, Edwin Aldrin while the later was / taking a look at the desolate lunar landscape. Aldrin's / gold-plated visor is illuminated by the brilliant rays of the / sun, and it reflects his own shadow, Armstrong taking the / photograph, the lunar module and the scientific parapher- / nalia laid out. The crosses of the Reseau plate are clearly / recorded on the photo. Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" / Aldrin were the first men to land on the moon. July 20 1969. / Printed in Sweden by AB Inplastor / (text repeated in Swedish / German). / HASSELBLAD
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Photimport, 1971
Gallery location
Not on display