GAGARIN, YURI ALEKSEEVICH, et al.
Signed photograph of Soviet cosmonauts. Gelatin silver print (150 x 230 mm).
Official photograph of the first eleven Soviet cosmonauts including Yu. Gagarin, the first man in space in 1961; Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space in 1963; and Vladmir Komarov, the first cosmonaut to die on a space mission in 1967. Nine have signed their names in ink below their images, including Gagarin, Tereshkova, Popovich, Nikolayev, Bykovsky, and Titov.