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Dynamic Cap Explosion
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Dynamic Cap Explosion, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15.7 x 16 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0022
Description

Black-and-white image with a vertical black line from top center to the middle of the image where there is a black irregular oval with a white center. There is a circle around the center and cracks radiating outward (identified as a shock wave pattern) on a light gray background.