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Soap Bubble with Helium Gas
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Soap Bubble with Helium Gas, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.9 x 27.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0296
Description

Black-and-white image of the silhouette of a bullet (identified as a .22 Caliber) passing through a bubble on a black stick. The stick is in the center of the bottom half of the image. There is black text at bottom right.