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.
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- "Record of Historical Achievement" Yuri Gagarin Circumnavigating the Earth
- B&W negative
- Held In