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Xenon flash lamp, Cape Henry Lighthouse (Chesapeake Bay, VA) - Harold E. Edgerton, 1966
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Chesapeake Bay, MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"
Harold E. Edgerton with two men during shakedown tests of the giant Xenon lamp before installation at the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Chesapeake Bay, VA; Boston, 1966. (see Harold E. Edgerton's ELECTRONIC FLASH, STROBE, 1970, Fig. 12-23). (CC)