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Dynamite Cap Explosion
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Dynamite Cap Explosion, 1958
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.6 x 20 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 5/8 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0279
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Black-and-white image of a silhouette of particles producing shock waves. The bottom half of the image has translucent mountain-like shapes with a dot at the top. There is text in the top right corner.