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Unidentified Photographer

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Unidentified Photographer
Mission Control at Cape Canaveral, Mercury Program, 1960. NASA HQ caption on the verso. Vintage gelatin silver print, image size 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (18.9 x 24.0 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Minor wear at corners and minor rippling of sheet.

N.B. The facility monitors Mercury capsule location and attitude, the functioning of its systems, and the astronaut's condition on suborbital and orbital flights of NASA's manned orbital flight program (NASA caption).
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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NASA, Outer space, Project Mercury, Space program of the United States, Spaceflight, Washington, D.C.

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