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Shattering Glass
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Shattering Glass, 1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.9 x 32.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 12 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0028
Description

Black-and-white image with a black circle in the center. There is a circle of cracks touching all four sides (identified as the propagation of cracks through safety glass). The background is light gray.