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Deep-sea photography, THRESHER search (Woods Hole, MA) - John Brackett Hersey, 1963
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1963-07-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Woods Hole, MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"
John Brackett Hersey (far right) at a conference in 1963 watches as others examine enlarged reproductions of black-and-white photographs of the THRESHER wreckage on the sea bottom; likely at WHOI (Woods Hole, MA). (CC)