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Cousteau expedition, bivalves ("violets") - 1953

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: France
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Large ascidian (bivalve oyster-like animal) being removed from its shell; called 'violets' in Marseille; being prepared on board CALYPSO during a Cousteau expedition in 1953. (CC)


HEE-SC-00220

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