Usage Conditions May Apply Usage Conditions Apply There are restrictions for re-using this media. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page. IIIF provides researchers rich metadata and image viewing options for comparison of works across cultural heritage collections. More - View Manifest View in Mirador Viewer Usage conditions may apply Usage conditions may apply Display Status

This object is on display in Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Video Learn more Robert McCall Vision Universe
Object Details
Key Accomplishment(s) Our Place in the Cosmos Brief Description Artist Robert McCall created this mural for the opening of this Museum in 1976. Celebrating the recent landing of humans on the Moon, it suggests the first steps toward an exploration of the vast reaches of space. Country of Origin United States of America Type ART-Paintings Medium Painting, Mural, acrylic on canvas Artist Robert T. McCall
Physical Description The space mural-a cosmic view, 1976; depiction of birth of universe; planets Saturn and Mars and asteroids; figure of an American astronaut on surface of Moon with lunar module and second astronaut in background; orbiting command and service module; vertical section depicts rising sun, galaxies and the Milky Way. Dimensions 2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Mural): 1783.1 x 2286cm (58 ft. 6 in. x 75 ft.)
Alternate Name A Cosmic View Mural (Robert McCall) Inventory Number A19780171000 Credit Line Museum purchase Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
For more information, visit the Smithsonians Terms of Use.
You may also like Remembering Robert McCall Robert McCall (1919-2010) Universal Dimensions: The Space Art of Wang Ming National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC Past Exhibition