RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The former commander of the International Space Station, Colonel Chris
Hadfield, who became an international sensation after his rendition of
David Bowie's Space Oddity went viral, announced a partnership
today with GreatBIGCanvas.com
of CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) to make his photographs from space
available for sale to the public.
Colonel Chris Hadfield's Incredible Space Photography now Available on GreatBIGCanvas.com (Photo: Business Wire)
For the first time, Colonel Hadfield's photographs will be available for
purchase as gallery wrap canvases, framed prints, or wall peels by going
or directly to his photographic collection on GreatBIGCanvas.com.
"It is a truly humbling experience to be able to share the beauty of our
world," says Colonel Hadfield. "The view from station allows for us to
see ourselves as we truly are: a single planet, shared by all."
The Hadfield collection includes over 550 curated photographs, including
some of his most popular images shared via social media while Hadfield
was in orbit.
"We've never seen a collection of images quite as fascinating as those
that Colonel Hadfield took from Earth's orbit," says Gavin Jocius,
General Manager of Great BIG Canvas. "Hadfield's landscapes are
emotionally compelling in that they capture our planet's complexity in
ways that make them appear, at first glance, to be abstract
Images are printed in Toronto, Ontario and Raleigh, North Carolina for
shipment directly to the consumer. Prices range from $39.99 USD for wall
peels to $350 USD for large canvas wraps.
"These are very unique photographs," adds Jocius, "that make excellent
centerpieces for home and office décor because they are breathtakingly
beautiful, part of history and the embodiment of the inquisitive human
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with production facilities in Toronto,
Ontario, Great BIG Canvas, a CafePress (Nasdaq: PRSS) e-commerce
website, is a leading provider of home and office wall décor. The
company specializes in highly curated artwork with specific Canadian
collections that include The Group of Seven, Ursula Abresch, Canadian
city skylines, True North landscape vistas, and now Col. Chris
Hadfield's photographic collection from space.
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