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John Young (American, b. 1930)

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3048M
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384
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3048M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

John Young (American, b. 1930)
Charles Duke surveying the spectacular lunarscape of Stone Mountain's Station 4, EVA 2, Apollo 16, April 1972. Numbered 'NASA AS16-107-17446' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. margin, stamped "PMPR-D" in red on the verso with additional annotations. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, image size 7 1/4 x 7 in. (18.3 x 17.5 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Good.

N.B. Station 4 was four kilometers south of the LM, near a cluster of five craters, the Cinco Craters, high on the side of Stone Mountain, from which the crew had a spectacular view. Duke: "Wow! What a place! What a view, isn't it, John?' Young: 'It's absolutely unreal!' Duke: 'We've really come up here, Tony. It's just spectacular. Gosh, I have never seen... All I can say is 'spectacular'" (Apollo 16 air-to-ground transmission).

Literature: Hope, p. 27; Reynolds, pp. 190-91.
Estimate $400-600


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Kodak, WOW!, John Young, Apollo 16, Charles Duke, Cinco, Outer space, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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