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Drum Majorette

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Date made: 1953

Multiflash photograph: With ghostly feet and only parts of her face showing, young Muriel Sutherland intently watches her baton as she throws it high in the air and moves rapidly forward to catch it. The multiflash photograph, taken in 1953, was firing 60 times per second. (from "Stopping Time" (1987), pp. 104-5). (CC)


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Edgerton, Harold Eugene

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor