Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Hammer Breaking Glass
  • 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
  • Hammer Breaking Glass, 1933
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 54.4 x 44.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21 3/8 x 17 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0276.01
Description

Plate of glass, held by gloved hand, being shattered by hammer - pieces suspended in the air.