• The National Geographic Collec auction at Christies

    Sale 2603

    The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration

    6 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AND ALPINE CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN

    Sherpas Crossing a Nasty Crevasse, Near Camp II, Mount Everest Expedition, 1953

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    ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY AND ALPINE CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN
    Sherpas Crossing a Nasty Crevasse, Near Camp II, Mount Everest Expedition, 1953
    gelatin silver print
    printing annotations in pencil/ink and label affixed (on the mount); date and credit in red wax pencil, credit caption and collection labels affixed (on the reverse of the mount)
    image: 9 7/8 x 7 1/8in. (25 x 18cm.)
    mount: 14 x 9in. (35.5 x 22.7cm.)


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    Literature

    National Geographic magazine, July 1954, p. 30.