Jules Janssen (attributed to) - Photographic Telescope
NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory - The Outer Planets
Ralph Gibson - Astrolabe
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Fabricius - Furnerius - Borda
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Boussingault - Vlaco - Maurolycus
Loewy & Puiseux - Photographie Lunaire: Pole Sud - Schickhard - Gassendi

Newsletter News

Phillips London Brought in a Sales Total of £2,244,875, Which Topped All Other Auction House Results in London in May

In 2016, Phillips introduced a new strategy for their London spring photography auction, with two special sections called "Ultimate". The first section consisted of works that had been printed…

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Featured Exhibit

A Few Favorite Recently Acquired Photographs Priced $1,000 or under

By Alex Novak

The mark of a true collector or curator is their focus on the image itself. I am thrilled when a major collector or institution buys an image…

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Collecting Resources

Risk Management and Insurance for Private Photography Collectors, Dealers, Gallery Owners and Museums

Most people will never face a disaster that will reduce their 40-foot home to two feet of ashes. Nor will they ever face the loss of a major collection of…

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