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Unidentified Photographer

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
235
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$123$100

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

Description:

Unidentified Photographer
Portrait of the crew, Apollo 12, November 1969. Stamped "D4C 70805" on the verso u.r., McDonnell stamp on the verso u.l. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with "A Kodak Paper" watermark on the verso, image size 10 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (26.5 x 20.5 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Minor wear at u.l. corner of sheet.

N.B. From left to right: Pete Conrad, Richard Gordon, and Alan Bean. 'Our second journey to the Moon,' wrote NASA administrator Thomas Paine, 'opened the new age of extraterrestrial scientific exploration by man. Going beyond Apollo 11, which demonstrated to an eager world that astronauts can set foot on a celestial body and return safely to Earth, Apollo 12 concentrated on a systematic scientific sampling designed to help unlock some secrets of the solar system's origin and early history' (NASA SP-242).
Estimate $200-400


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Keywords

Kodak, Richard Gordon, Thomas Paine, Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, Apollo 1, Apollo 11, Economy of the United States, Government of the United States, NASA, United States

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