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Bullet Through Paper
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Bullet Through Paper, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.1 x 15.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/16 x 6 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0016
Description

Black-and-white image of a tall black rectangular object (identified as paper) being shattered by a cylindrical object (identified as a bullet) with black fragments exploding out the left side (identified as paper). The background is gray and there is a strip of black along the bottom.