Lot 2. The first photograph from 100 miles out in space, March 7, 1947

Sold: £ 2 500
Auction date: 20.11.2020   00:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 2 | The first photograph from 100 miles out in space, March 7, 1947
Taken by an automatic camera installed on a V2 rocket by scientists of the Naval Research Laboratory

The first photograph taken from more than 100 miles out in space

March 7, 1947

Vintage gelatin silver print on fiber-based paper, 15.2 x 18.8cm, original press photo with New York Times press photo caption titled “The Earth from 100 miles up” and dated “25th March 1947” as well as New York Times England credit stamp on the verso

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