• Sale 2603

    The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration

    6 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    ROYAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY AND ALPINE CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN AND PHOTOGRAPH BY ALFRED GREGORY (1913-2010)

    Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay, Mount Everest, 1953

    Price Realised  

    ROYAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY AND ALPINE CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN AND PHOTOGRAPH BY ALFRED GREGORY (1913-2010)
    Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay, Mount Everest, 1953
    gelatin silver print
    various notations in pencil (on the mount); various annotations in pencil/ink, date stamps, typed credit 'The Times (London)' and caption on collection label affixed (on the reverse of the mount)
    image: 5¼ x 7¾in. (13.8 x 20.2cm.)
    mount: 7 x 9in. (18.5 x 23.2cm.)


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    Literature

    National Geographic magazine, July 1954, pp. 52-53 [color].