National Geographic Auctions Off Some Of Their Most Iconic Photographs [Pics]

National Geographic Auctions Off Some Of Their Most Iconic Photographs [Pics]
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In a first for the institution, a collection of 232 images and illustrations from their archives will go on sale at Christie’s.

Emma Hutchings
  • 6 december 2012

You grew up reading the magazines and staring at the beautiful photography, and now in a first for the National Geographic Society, 232 of its iconic photographs and illustrations (out of the archives that span 11.5 million images) will be auctioned at Christie’s. ‘The Art of Exploration’ features historic and contemporary pieces including the image of an Afghan girl from 1984 by Steve McCurry.

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