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NatGeo to Auction Famous Art
1. Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl" is expected to fetch $30,000-$50,000 at Christie's in December at "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration" auction. (Steve McCurry/National Geographic/Christie's Images) 2. The photograph entitled "A diver swims with an octopus, whose arms measured three feet long, Mediterranean Sea" is expected to fetch $2,500-$3,000 at Christie's in December at "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration" auction. (Cousteau, Jacques, Tailliez, P. & Dumas, F./ National Geographic/Christie's Images) 3. In this 1969 image provided by National Geographic via Christie’s Auction House, an illustration entitled; “A Blue Globe Hanging in Space—The Earth As Seen From The Moon,” by Charles Bittinger is shown. The picture is among a small selection of the National Geographic Society's most indelible images that will be sold at Christie’s next month at an auction expected to bring about $3 million. (AP Photo/National Geographic, Charles Bittinger) 4. Thomas J. Abercrombie's "A Nunamiut boy, Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska" is expected to fetch $2,500-$3,000 at Christie's in December at "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration" auction. (Thomas J. Abercrombie/National Geographic/Christie's Images) 5. A photograph from the Royal Geographical Society of Edmund Hillary on Mount Everest in Nepal is expected to fetch $2,000-$3,000 at Christie's in December at "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration" auction. (Royal Geographical Society/The National Geographic/Christie’s Images) 6. Newell Convers Wyeth's "The Duel on the Beach" is expected to fetch $800,000-$1,200,000 at Christie's in December at "The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration" auction. (Newell Convers Wyeth/The National Geographic/Christie’s Images) 7. In this 1998 photo provided by National Geographic via Christie’s Auction House, Huli Tribesman, in Papua New Guinea are shown. The photo is among a small selection of the National Geographic Society's most indelible photographs that will be sold at Christie’s next month at an auction expected to bring about $3 million. (AP Photo/National Geographic, Jodi Cobb) 8. This 1908 photo made by an unidentified photographer and provided by National Geographic via Christie’s Auction House, is a portrait of Arctic explorer Adm. Robert E. Peary in Cape Sheridan, Canada. The photo is among a small selection of the National Geographic Society's most indelible photographs that will be sold at Christie’s next month at an auction expected to bring about $3 million. (AP Photo/National Geographic via Christie’s Auction credit: yahoo news
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love her gaze
5 years ago·Reply
these are icons!
5 years ago·Reply
this picture is amazing. There was a recent story about the photographer meeting the girl and taking a new picture of her all these years later. The new picture isn't as powerful, but it's still something to see.
5 years ago·Reply
oh great! I'd love to see the new pic..
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