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High-speed photography, dancer - 1940s?

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1940
Materials: 35mm film; glass; tape; metalized cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"

High-speed photograph (black-and-white) of a female dancer in flowing costume. (CC) "At a photography fair in Chicago, Kodak introduced Edgerton's Kodatron strobe with a demonstration of its ability to record rapid movement. At 1/3,000 of a second, the flash stopped the dancer's momentum..." (from STOPPING TIME (1987), p. 73) (CC)


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