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USS MONITOR search, underwater photomosaic - lost camera, 1975

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; plastic
Site location: Cape Hatteras, NC
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Detail of an underwater photomosaic of the USS MONITOR wreck on a wall display at MIT, with a sign pointing out the location on site of H. E. Edgerton's underwater camera lost in 1974. Underwater photographs taken in April 1974 from the research vessel ALCOA SEAPROBE under U.S. Navy command; image from the Jan. 1975 issue of "National Geographic Magazine": John G. Newton, "How We Found the Monitor", cover article. (CC)


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