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Unidentified Photographer

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
185
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$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3048M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Unidentified Photographer
The Saturn V rocket heading to the Moon, Apollo 11, July 16, 1969. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, image size 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. (24.3 x 19.2 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Minor yellowing to sheet, sheet slightly rippled, minor handling crimp l.l., adhesive tape residue around edges of verso.

N.B. 'I've often said that my instinct, not a carefully reasoned statistical study, but my instinct,' remembered Armstrong, 'told me that we had a 90 percent chance of a safe return and a 50 percent chance of a safe landing' (Chaikin, Voices, p. 47).
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Kodak, Chromogenic, Economy, Economy of the United States, Industrial processes, Photographic processes, Watermark

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