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Title Houston (National Spacecraft Center)
Date 1975
Collection Art and Crafts Collection
Object Name Painting
Catalog Number 1995.162.2
Description Framed Impressionistic style oil painting of rocket(?) launch from NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. On back of canvas in handwriting is the name of the painting and a copyright statement:"Copyright and reproduction rights assigned by artist to Delta Air Lines, Inc., 1975."
Artist/Maker Laycox, Jack
Height (in) 36.5
Width (in) 30.25
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance One of a set of oil paintings by artist Jack Laycox commissioned by Delta Air Lines. Paintings were reproduced as Delta travel posters on display at airports, Delta offices and travel agencies, 1975-1986. Select paintings were also featured on playing cards.

In 1961, NASA Administrator James E. Webb announced that the site of the NASA center dedicated to human space flight would be Houston, Texas. This became the Manned Spacecraft Center, renamed the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in 1973.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Houston, Tx.
Texas
West (U.S.)
Subjects Paintings
Space programs
Spacecraft
Rocket launchers
Rockets
Credit line Delta Air Lines
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