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    Sale 2113

    Photographs From The Collection Of Gert Elfering

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    NEIL ARMSTRONG (B. 1930) AND EDWIN 'BUZZ' ALDRIN (B. 1930) FOR NASA

    Apollo 11 Moon Landing, July 1969

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    NEIL ARMSTRONG (B. 1930) AND EDWIN 'BUZZ' ALDRIN (B. 1930) FOR NASA
    Apollo 11 Moon Landing, July 1969
    chromogenic print
    7 5/8 x 7 5/8in. (19.4 x 19.4cm.)


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    This photograph of the American flag on the surface of the moon, beside the shadow of the lunar module Eagle, was selected by Life magazine as the defining image for the cover of the issue commemorating the historic achievement of the first manned Moon landing.

    Literature

    Life, New York, August 8 1969, cover.