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Richard Gordon (American, b. 1929)

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
70
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$1,107$900

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

Description:

Richard Gordon (American, b. 1929)
The Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea photographed from the high-altitude orbiting spacecraft, Gemini 11, September 1966. Numbered 'NASA S-66-54536' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.r. margin, NASA MSC caption on the verso. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, image size 8 x 7 1/4 in. (20.3 x 18.3 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Pinpoint hole on the recto c.l. margin, minor wear at l.l. corner of sheet.

N.B. Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and South Arabia from 470 nautical miles above the Earth's surface.

Literature: Cortright, p. 192; Newhall, front dust jacket.
Estimate $400-600


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.

Keywords

Kodak, Richard Gordon, Book design, Chromogenic, Cortright, Economy of the United States, Industrial processes, Papyrus, Photographic processes, Printing, Publishing, Recto and verso, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

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