Collection Artwork
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
MA-6 Practice Suit-Up View
February 5, 1962, printed by 1972
gelatin silver print on Kodak paper
Joseph Schmitt (O'Fallon, Illinois, 1916 – 2017, Friendswood, Texas)
John Glenn Jr. (Cambridge, Ohio, 1921 – 2016, Columbus, Ohio)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 7/8 x 7 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed as part of the Mercury Atlas 6 mission, Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States, North America
2020.31.97.106
S62-246
Inscribed, paper verso, upper left: S62-00246

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.