Objects

Bathyscaphe TRIESTE, Marianas Trench - Don Walsh, Jacques Piccard, 1960 © NGS

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1981-02-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Marianas Trench
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Don Walsh (left) and Jacques Piccard salute from the deck of the bathyscaphe TRIESTE after successfully completing their expedition to the bottom of the Marianas Trench in Jan. 1960; reproduction image from an article in the National Geographic Magazine (Jacques Piccard, "Man's Deepest Dive," vol. 118 (August 1960): 224-239). (CC)


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