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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 12 June 1961: Michael Hardie, of Palmerston North received a letter from Radio Moscow replying to his letter congratulating Yuri Gagarin on being the first man in space and his circumnavigation of the Earth. He also received a photograph of Yuri Gagarin and a set of the commemorative stamp issue which depicted the historical achievement.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_016361
Title
"Record of Historical Achievement" Yuri Gagarin Circumnavigating the Earth
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
License
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Creation

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Date
June 12, 1961

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Community Tags
letters,
space,
stamps,
yuri gagarin,

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