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Bullet through Light Bulb
  • 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
  • Bullet through Light Bulb, 1936
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.3 x 46.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/16 x 18 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0254
Description

Bullet shattering a light bulb against a dark background. The light bulb is right of center. There is powder exploding out both sides, more on the left.