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Gun Firing
  • Dr. Harold Eugene Edgerton
    1903–1990
    born: Fremont, Nebraska, United States ; died: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States ; active: United States
  • Gun Firing, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.6 x 44.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 17 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Young
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0029
Description

Black-and-white image of a bullet emerging from smoke cloud, revolver has elaborate scroll work on barrel and body. There is a hand around the gun handle at center left. The bullet is at center right.