Feb 21, 2019 - Sale 2499

Sale 2499 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 3,000
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Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Earthrise from Apollo 8. Chromogenic print, the image measuring 10 3/4x13 3/4 inches (27.3x34.9 cm.), the mount 15x17 inches (38.1x43.1 cm.), with Borman's signature and inscription "To General N.P. Kamain, We are truly 'riders on the earth together,'" in ink, on mount recto. 1968

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Frank Borman, who was the commander of the Apollo 8 mission, led the first team of astronauts to orbit the Moon, in December of 1968. The crew extensively photographed the Moon's surface, and this iconic image of Earth rising over the Moon's forbidding horizon.