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Motocyclist Riding Through Flames
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Motocyclist Riding Through Flames, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18.2 x 24.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0278
Description

Black-and-white image of a motorcyclist in mid air about to land on a ramp in front of a crowd of people. There are flames shooting out from the front wheel of the motorcycle and extending to a ring on the right side of the image.