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Astronaut inspecting Surveyor 3, Unmanned craft resting on moon since April 1967

gelatin silver photograph
49.0 × 39.0 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
printed in silver (in image) on paper label l.l.: HASSELBLAD
printed on support reverse u.l.: 53 / One of the Apollo XII astronauts inspecting Surveyor 3, / the unmanned spacecraft which has rested on the lunar / surface since April, 1967. Certain parts, such as the tele- / vision camera, were retrieved from the spacecraft and / taken back to earth. In the background is lunar module / "Intrepid". The distance is only about 200m. Hasselblad / 500EL Data Camera with the Reseau plate, Zeiss Biogon / 5.6160 mm. / (text repeated in German / French / Swedish) / COURTESY OF NASA.
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Photimport, 1971
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Bowness Family Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display