Breaking Boundaries: Sotheby’s Presents Its Inaugural Auction of HISTORY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
An Innovative Perspective on the History of Science, Bridging the Gap from the Scientific Revolution of the 17th Century to the Computing Revolution of the 20th Century
Exhibition 7-11 December
Auction 12 December
NEW YORK – Sotheby’s is delighted to announce its inaugural History of Science & Technology auction. Taking place on 12 December in our New York headquarters, the sale examines advancements beginning with the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century and continuing through to the Computing Revolution of the 20th century, and taking a close look at innovations in subjects ranging from physics, mathematics, cryptography, and technology, to medicine, astronomy, and space exploration. Visitors are invited to witness firsthand the development of scientific knowledge in variety of forms – from books & manuscripts, to scientific instruments and technological artifacts, to photography and original artwork – through the pre-sale exhibition, which opens to the public on 7 December.