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Hammer Breaks Glass Plate

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Date made: 1933
Materials: synthetic
Measurements: 8" x 10"

Wearing a glove to protect himself from flying fragments of glass, Edgerton's assistant smashes a pane of window glass. Unexpectedly, the knifelike glass shards shatter toward the camera. Taken in 1933 (see "Stopping Time," 1987, p. 46.)


HEE-NC-33001

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