Display Head, Alan Shepard

Display Head, Alan Shepard

     

This wax head is modeled on the features of astronaut Alan Shepard, the first U.S. Astronaut. The head was constructed to resemble Alan Shepard, and was placed inside the anthropomorphic suit on display inside the capsule "Freedom 7", launched on May 5, 1961.

Transferred from NASA -Manned Spacecraft Center in 1961.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sitter
Alan B. Shepard Jr.
Manufacturer
Washington Wax Works

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Wax
Plastic Foam
Paint
Nylon
Dimensions
Approximate: 6 in. deep x 11 in. tall x 7 in. wide (15.24 x 27.94 x 17.78cm)

This wax head is modeled on the features of astronaut Alan Shepard, the first U.S. Astronaut. The head was constructed to resemble Alan Shepard, and was placed inside the anthropomorphic suit on display inside the capsule "Freedom 7", launched on May 5, 1961.

Transferred from NASA -Manned Spacecraft Center in 1961.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Sitter
Alan B. Shepard Jr.
Manufacturer
Washington Wax Works

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Wax
Plastic Foam
Paint
Nylon
Dimensions
Approximate: 6 in. deep x 11 in. tall x 7 in. wide (15.24 x 27.94 x 17.78cm)

ID: D19620022002