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Edgar Mitchell (American, 1930-2016)

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Edgar Mitchell (American, 1930-2016)
The photographer's shadow near Saddle Rock, station C1, EVA 2, Apollo 14, February 1971. Numbered 'NASA AS14-68-9453' (NASA MSC) in black on the recto u.l. margin, NASA MSC caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (18.3 x 18.3 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Good.

N.B. 'A hammer and a small collection bag lie atop a lunar boulder to give some indication of size in this view of several boulders clustered together near the rim of Cone Crater at Station C1. Scientists believe these rocks were blasted out of the Moon's crust by the gigantic impact that formed the Imbrium Basin' (Light, caption 68).
Estimate $400-600


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Edgar Mitchell, Mare Imbrium, Moon

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