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.22 Caliber Bullet with Shock Waves
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • .22 Caliber Bullet with Shock Waves, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 59.7 x 49.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23 1/2 x 19 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0015
Description

Black-and-white image of the cylindrical silhouette of an object (identified as a .22 caliber bullet). There is a thin line extending on the left and right side (identified as a shock wave). The background is light gray.