Objects

Grand Congloué shipwreck artifact (France) - Cousteau expedition, ca. 1953

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
Site location: France
Measurements: 2" x 2"

An ancient sounding lead, used to measure the sea depth froma ship, lying ona piece of (hull?) timber, from the shipwreck site at Grand Congloué, SE France; retrieved during a Cousteau expedition around 1953. (CC)


HEE-SC-00052

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
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1903-1990
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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
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