Collection Artwork
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
MR-3 Pilot, Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr., in Mercury Pressure Suit
May 5, 1961
color photograph
Alan Shepard Jr. (East Derry, New Hampshire, 1923 – 1998, Pebble Beach, Del Monte Forest, California)
image size: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.
paper size: 10 1/2 x 8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States, North America
2020.31.97.195
S63-2082

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 Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
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.