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Downward Beat of Dove's Wings
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Downward Beat of Dove's Wings, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18.4 x 18.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0254
Description

Round, black-and-white image of a bird in flight, in profile view. The bird's body creates a dark shadow in the top left corner of the image, and the background is white. The bird's wings are extended and it has dark feathers, with light-colored feathers around its face.