THE MERCURY SEVEN.
Large color photograph, 20 by 16 inches, c.1960, printed later.
Depicts the Mercury Seven in their aircraft flight suits, standing in front of an F-106 jet. Signed and inscribed by SCOTT CARPENTER (with "Aurora 7"), GORDON COOPER (with "Faith 7") and WALLY SCHIRRA (with "E (sigma) 7"). Cooper has additionally inscribed "Project Mercury Astronauts, The Original 7" next to his signature.