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Fighting Finches
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton, photographer
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
    Gus Kayafas, printer
    born 1947
    active: United States
  • Fighting Finches, 1936
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 45.5 x 36.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 7/8 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0252
Description

Two birds (finches) fighting against a dark background. The lower bird has outstretched wings and is facing forward. The other bird is in the air and has its wings tucked against its body.