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Museum visit, Mahdia (Tunisia) - Simone Cousteau, 1954

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1954
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Mahdia, Tunisia
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Simone Cousteau and a boy at a museum gallery of ancient marble artifacts; likely at Mahdia, Tunisia with artifacts from the Roman wrecksite at Mahdia visited during a Cousteau expedition in 1954. (CC)


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thumbnail Cousteau, Simone
thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves