Apollo 17 – Sunstruck 4
The sizes above refer to the frame and paper size, not the size of the printed image. Borders are shown in product images above.
Sunstruck, Apollo 17, 1972. Photograph by John Young
Before lifting off from the Moon, Charlie Duke took a moment to relieve himself. Commander John Young joked that this was, “one of the great moments.”
“Sunstruck” (light leak) photos usually occurred near the end of a roll, when an astronaut would remove the film magazine from a camera, to store in a light-safe container.
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All prints on the site are open edition and framed, they are not numbered and are not signed by the photographer/artist. Each framed print is made-to-order. Unfortunately, we do not allow returns except under certain circumstances (please see Return Policy).
Wood frames are offered in white, black or natural. Print sizes up to 24″ x 30″ will be matted and have a ¾″ face and a 1¼″ depth moulding. Larger sizes are not matted and have a 1¼″ face and a 1½″ depth. Please refer to “Frame and Size Guide”. All frames are fitted with Acrylic (.118) FF3 fronts which provide UV, scratch and breakage protection. Prints are on ultra smooth surface, 250-280gsm 100% cotton rag archival lignin-free pH buffered fine art paper. Mats are smooth surface 6-ply acid-free and archival, backing boards are acid-free as well. Back dust cover, wall bumper and hanging hardware are affixed and print will be ready to hang when you receive it.
Our prints are made with a High-Precision Ten-Channel Epson fine art printer utilizing MicroPiezo TFP Print Head. Variable droplet printer technology, with droplets as small as 3 picoliter insures maximum, precise results. AccuPhoto HDR screening technology redefines photographic accuracy, color and clarity.
Framed prints are shipped in a reinforced box with a fitted interior protective structure and are shipped via FedEx Ground within 3-5 days from submission of order. You will receive an order confirmation and tracking number once your order is processed.
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