Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Diver, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.9 x 29.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 11 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0025

Black-and-white image of a repeated, overlapping man doing a forward flip off a diving board into a swimming pool. The figure is repeated multiple times left of center. The legs are rotating in a half-circle above the diving board and the water. There is a figure standing by the diving board in the bottom right quadrant. The background is dark.