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Underwater cinematography - Jacques Cousteau, Louis Malle, 1954

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Jacques Cousteau (in wetsuit), Louis Malle (right) and an unidentified man on CALYPSO with underwater television apparatus (Thomson-Houston TV camera). The white powder on Cousteau's face is likely talcum powder used to help slip on the wetsuit when it is still dry. (CC)


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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
thumbnail Malle, Louis
French cinematographer; collaborated with J.-Y. Cousteau on underwater projects in 1950s
thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor