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Pelton Water Wheel in Motion
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Pelton Water Wheel in Motion, circa 1947
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.4 x 24.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0270
Description

Black-and-white image of a stream of water striking a waterwheel, which is mounted on a shaft. The water nozzle is right of top center. The waterwheel is on the left. There are many water droplets in the bottom right quadrant.