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Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico, Flying Bats
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico, Flying Bats, 1966
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 42.1 x 53.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 9/16 x 21 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0014
Description

Black-and-white image of flying animals (identified as bats) in flight against a rock cave ceiling. The ceiling is mostly light gray on the left half of the image and darker on the right side.