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Bullet Splash Formation
  • 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 Splash Formation, 1938
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.5 x 51.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 20 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0280
Description

Three rectangular images on a white ground. They show the progression of a bullet hitting the water and its impact forming concentric circles.