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Rapatronic camera with magneto-optic shutter, type CA-1

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: camera
Maker: Edgerton, Germeshausen and Grier, Inc.
Date made: date unknown
Measurements: 35 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in x 13 in; 10 in x 24 1/2 in x 9 in
Nomenclature: photographic tools and equipment - high speed photographic equipment
Classification: tools and equipment

Serial no: 116. Other no: U.S. Government property AEC EG & G No: 18265. plastic display case and transportation crate Used to photograph A-bomb explosions; banks of these cameras took pictures in a delay sequence.


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Edgerton, Germeshausen and Grier, Inc.
defense contractor company; provider of management and technical services