Newspaper Clipping of the Apollo II Crew Patch, Inspiration for Dollar Reverse

Description (Brief)
Before computers, artists kept files of images that they used for ideas and visual information. This clipping of the Apollo II insignia, from Frank Gasparro's private collection, may have been his inspiration for the reverse of the Dwight D. Eisenhower and Susan B. Anthony dollars.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1970
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
mat: 19.2 cm x 16.4 cm; 7 9/16 in x 6 7/16 in
clipping: 10 cm x 10.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 4 1/8 in
crew patch: 9 cm; x 3 9/16 in
ID Number
2009.0005.079
accession number
2009.0005
catalog number
2009.0005.079
Credit Line
Christina Gasparro Hansen
subject
Art - Currency
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Art of Gasparro
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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