Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Bullet through Balloon
  • 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 Balloon, 1959
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29.1 x 48 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/16 x 18 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0272
Description

Three balloons hanging on a string, left balloon completely destroyed. There is a bullet suspended in the air at lower right.