Lot 13. First photograph and first panorama on the surface of the Moon, February 3, 1966

Sold: £ 6 875
Auction date: 20.11.2020   00:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 13 | First photograph and first panorama on the surface of the Moon, February 3, 1966
13 a
Taken by a camera mounted to the Luna 9 robotic spacecraft

The first photograph on the surface of the Moon

Luna 9, February 3, 1966

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 18 x 22.8cm, original wire press photo with Associated Press caption dated “2/5/66” on the verso

13 b
Taken by a camera mounted to the Luna 9 robotic spacecraft

First panorama (in three parts) on the surface of the Moon

Luna 9, February 3, 1966

Three adjoining photographs, vintage gelatin silver prints on fiber-based paper, original wire press photos, the first 14 x 25.4cm, the second and third 20.6 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), and with Associated Press caption dated “2/7/66” on the verso
20.6 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in)

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