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The Mercury 7

The Mercury 7

On April 9, 1959, NASA introduced its first astronaut class, the Mercury 7. Front row, left to right: Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr., and M. Scott Carpenter; back row, Alan... more

Bronze statuette of Mercury

Bronze statuette of Mercury

Standing, nude. Imperial

Chalcedony winged head of Mercury (Hermes)

Chalcedony winged head of Mercury (Hermes)

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Bronze statuette of Mercury

Bronze statuette of Mercury

He stands with his weight resting on the right leg, with the left foot drawn back. Early Imperial

Glass ‘Mercury’ bottle fragment

Glass ‘Mercury’ bottle fragment

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass 'Mercury' bottle

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Vessel

Vessel

Iran Sasanian

Elliptical bowl

Elliptical bowl

Iran Sasanian

Mercury from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 41v

Mercury from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 41v

Detail of a miniature of Mercury, with winged feet, a flail and a cock. Image taken from f. 41v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Venus and Mercury from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 41v

Venus and Mercury from BL Royal 19 C I, f. 41v

Miniature of Venus with a mirror, swimming; miniature of Mercury, with winged feet, a flail and a cock. Image taken from f. 41v of Breviari d'Amor. Written in French (Occitan) (Provencal).

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Detail of a miniature of Mercury playing pipes to put a many-eyed Argus to sleep, in order to steal Io, who has been transformed into a cow, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 109v of Various works (also ... more

Mercury from BL Harley 4431, f. 102

Mercury from BL Harley 4431, f. 102

Miniature of Mercury inspiring the speech of the learned, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. The celestial figure of Mercury is holding a flower as a symbol of eloquence, while a group of figures, below, is engaged in learne... more

Mercury and Aglauros from BL Harley 4431, f. 104v

Mercury and Aglauros from BL Harley 4431, f. 104v

Detail of a miniature of Aglauros refusing Mercury, disguised as a traveller, admittance to her sister Herse, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 104v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen... more

Mercury from BL Harley 4431, f. 102

Mercury from BL Harley 4431, f. 102

Miniature of Mercury inspiring the speech of the learned, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. The celestial figure of Mercury is holding a flower as a symbol of eloquence, while a group of figures, below, is engaged in learne... more

Mercury and Aglauros from BL Harley 4431, f. 104v

Mercury and Aglauros from BL Harley 4431, f. 104v

Miniature of Aglauros refusing Mercury, disguised as a traveller, admittance to her sister Herse, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 104v of Various works (also known as 'The Book of the Queen'), includin... more

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Mercury, Argus, and Io from BL Harley 4431, f. 109v

Miniature of Mercury playing pipes to put a many-eyed Argus to sleep, in order to steal Io, who has been transformed into a cow, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Image taken from f. 109v of Various works (also known as 'Th... more

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

Landscape with Mercury Holding Argus's Head

Landscape with Mercury Holding Argus's Head

Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)

Mercury

Mercury

Attributed to Alessandro Vittoria (Alessandro Vittoria di Vigilio della Volpa) (Italian, 1525–1608)

Mercury

Mercury

Master of the Roman Charity

Mercury
Mercury descending from the sky a trumpet in his right hand after Raphael's fresco in the Chigi Gallery of the Villa Farnesina in Rome

Mercury descending from the sky a trumpet in his right hand after Raph...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Two figures on clouds, Mercury carrying Psyche to Olympus, with Mercury facing his right, after Raphael's composition in the Villa Farnesina, Rome

Two figures on clouds, Mercury carrying Psyche to Olympus, with Mercur...

Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio (Italian, Parma or Verona ca. 1500/1505–1565 Krakow (?))

Mercury from The Gods Who Preside Over the Planets

Mercury from The Gods Who Preside Over the Planets

Master I.B. (German, active 1525–1530)

Venus in her dove-drawn chariot complaining to Jupiter who is accompanied by Mercury, from 'The Fable of Psyche'

Venus in her dove-drawn chariot complaining to Jupiter who is accompan...

Master of the Die (Italian, active Rome, ca. 1530–60)

Mercury

Mercury

In Mariette Album, folio 47, bottom left Etched by Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Mercury standing holding a cadecus in his right hand, a lyre in his left

Mercury standing holding a cadecus in his right hand, a lyre in his le...

Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Mercury

Mercury

In Mariette Album, folio 42, middle Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

River Landscape with Mercury Abducting Psyche

River Landscape with Mercury Abducting Psyche

Simon Novellanus (16th century)

Standing Figure of Mercury

Standing Figure of Mercury

Anonymous, Spanish, School of Seville, 17th century

Mercury Lulling Argus to Sleep in a Landscape

Mercury Lulling Argus to Sleep in a Landscape

Jan de Bisschop (Dutch, Amsterdam 1628–1671 The Hague)

"Mercury", Folio from the Bellini Album

"Mercury", Folio from the Bellini Album

Attributed to The Netherlands

Minerva & Mercury Arming Perseus

Minerva & Mercury Arming Perseus

Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1546–1611 Prague)

Plate 105: Diana aiming her bow toward Chione, who is accompanied by two children, in another scene at left Mercury approaches the sleeping Chione, from a series illustrating 'The Metamorphoses' of Ovid

Plate 105: Diana aiming her bow toward Chione, who is accompanied by t...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 20: Mercury Turning Aglauros to Stone (Aglauros a Mercurio in lapidem transformatur), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 20: Mercury Turning Aglauros to Stone (Aglauros a Mercurio in la...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 10: Mercury Killing Argos (Argus a Mercurio iugulatur), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 10: Mercury Killing Argos (Argus a Mercurio iugulatur), from Ovi...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Mercury Turning Aglauros to Stone (Aglauros a Mercurio in lapidem transformatur), from The Metamorphoses of Ovid (Metamorphosean Sive Transformationum), plate 20

Mercury Turning Aglauros to Stone (Aglauros a Mercurio in lapidem tran...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Plate 18: Mercury Falling in love with Herse (Mercurius Herses amore accenditur), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 18: Mercury Falling in love with Herse (Mercurius Herses amore a...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Mercury

Mercury

Gert van Egen (Flemish (active Denmark), documented 1568, died 1611 or 1612)

Mercury
[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Earth, Venus, and Mercury; and surrounding text]

[Musical scales or range of sound ascribed by Kepler to Saturn, Jupite...

Illus. and text in: Harmonices mundi / Johann Kepler. Lincii Austriae : J. Plancus, 1619, p. 207. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 35.

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Adriaen de Vries (Netherlandish, The Hague ca. 1545–1626 Prague)

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Adriaen de Vries (Netherlandish, The Hague ca. 1545–1626 Prague)

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Mercury Abducting Psyche

Adriaen de Vries (Netherlandish, The Hague ca. 1545–1626 Prague)

Mercury, from 'Game of Mythology' (Jeu de la Mythologie)

Mercury, from 'Game of Mythology' (Jeu de la Mythologie)

Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Mercury, from 'Game of Mythology' (Jeu de la Mythologie)

Mercury, from 'Game of Mythology' (Jeu de la Mythologie)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

Landscape with Mercury

Landscape with Mercury

After Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

Landscape with Mercury

Landscape with Mercury

After Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)