Lot 11
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Lunar Orbiter V

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2,000 - 3,000 USD
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2,250 USD
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Description

  • HARBINGER MOUNTAINS, 15 AUGUST 1967
  • silver gelatin photographic print
Two telephoto panoramas, 62½ by 19 and 58 by 19 inches, each comprising 9 silver gelatin prints joined, of Lunar Orbiter images V-186-187H. Printed on vintage Kodak watermarked paper, versos stamped October 16 & October 17 1967 respectively. 

Literature

See Bowker & Hughes, Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon.

Catalogue Note

The Harbinger Mountains, so-named because they serve as the harbingers of dawn on the crater Aristarchus, are an isolated cluster of mountains at the Mare Ibruim basin's western edge. They consist of four primary mountain ridges, as well as several hills.
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