APOLLO XI: An excellent, large vintage signed colour 19 x 15 photograph by all three crew members of Apollo XI individually comprising Neil Armstrong (1930-2012, Commander, the first man to walk on the moon), Buzz Aldrin (1930- , Lunar Module Pilot, the second man to walk on the moon) and Michael Collins (1930- , Command Module Pilot). The image depicts the boot of Armstrong leaving a footprint in the moondust at Tranquility Base on 20th July 1969. Signed by each of the astronauts in bold black inks with their names alone to clear areas, partially across the left border of the photographer's mount and the edge of the image. Inscribed in an unidentified hand to the upper photographer's mount, 'To His Excellency Ambassador Mario Gibson Barboza, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rio de Janeiro'. Matted in white and framed and glazed in the original plain metal frame to an overall size of 23 x 20. Some very light, minor age wear, VG
Mario Gibson Barboza (1918-2007) Brazilian Diplomat and Ambassador.