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Lawn Sprinkler
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton, photographer
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
    Gus Kayafas, printer
    born 1947
    active: United States
  • Lawn Sprinkler, circa 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22.3 x 33 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0232

Black-and-white image of a water sprinkler with beads of water suspended in the air. The sprinkler is on grass below the center of the image. Two spiraling jets of water are coming out the top and there are drops of water in the top half of the image.