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William Anders (American, b. 1933), Frank Borman (American, b. 1928), or James Lovell (American, b. 1928)

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
135
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$1,169$950

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

Description:

William Anders (American, b. 1933), Frank Borman (American, b. 1928), or James Lovell (American, b. 1928)
Earth seen from lunar distance, Apollo 8, December 1968. Numbered 'NASA AS8-16-2622' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. margin. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, image size 7 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (18.3 x 19.8 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Good.

N.B. 'The vast loneliness up here at the moon is awe-inspiring,' said Jim Lovell in a live telecast from lunar orbit, 'and it makes you realize what you have back there on Earth. The Earth from here is a grand oasis in the big vastness of space.'
Estimate $500-700


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Kodak, James Lovell, William Anders, Anders, Apollo 8, Aviation, Borman, Civil awards and decorations of the United States, Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, Moon, NASA, Spaceflight

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