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Birth of a Bubble, A Drama of Surface Tension in Ten Scenes
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Birth of a Bubble, A Drama of Surface Tension in Ten Scenes, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 24.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 1/2 x 9 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0263
Description

Black-and-white image of ten square frames depicting the formation of a bubble in milk. There are two sets of five images stacked on top of each other. They show a drop of white liquid making a splash and then a bubble.