Lot 15. Near full Earthrise, Zond 7, August 11, 1969; first crude photograph of Earthrise recovered on film, Zond 6, November 14, 1968

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Auction date: 20.11.2020   00:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 15 | Near full Earthrise, Zond 7, August 11, 1969; first crude photograph of Earthrise recovered on film, Zond 6, November 14, 1968
15 a
Taken by a camera mounted to the Zond 6 robotic spacecraft

First crude photograph of Earthrise recovered on film

Zond 6, November 14, 1968

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 19.9 x 25.8cm, original wire press photo, with “Sunday Telegraph” credit stamp dated “1 DEC 1968” and press caption on the verso

15 b
Taken by a camera mounted to the Zond 7 robotic spacecraft

Near full Earth rising over the lunar horizon

Zond 7, August 11, 1969

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10 in), original press photo, with “United Press International” credit stamp and United Press International (UPI) press caption on the verso
20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10 in)

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