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Deep-sea photography equipment, Grand Congloué project (France) - Simone Cousteau, 1953 or 1954

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

Simone Cousteau assists in attaching a National Geographic Society banner to a deep-sea camera system, to be deployed at the ancient Roman Grand Congloué shipwreck site in France, in 1953 or 1954. (CC)


HEE-SC-08821

Related People

thumbnail Cousteau, Simone
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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
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Grand Congloué
Grand Congloué
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