Objects

Silhouette photography, bullet through plexiglass - 1962

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1986-08-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Silhouette photograph of bullet going through plexiglass, made in 1962 using Microflash equipment. Note H. E. Edgerton's handwritten instructions on photo print: "Make sure that these [shock waves striking microphone] appear in the picture". (CC)


HEE-SC-08005

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