Objects

Ouch! (Archer) - 1934

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Date made: 1934
Materials: synthetic
Measurements: 8" x 10"

Harold Edgerton photographed many sports figures at high speed in an effort to capture instances of familiar actions. Here, in 1934, one of his graduate students aims a bow and is captured at the moment that the just-released bowstring pinches his arm. Later sessions show the student wearing a forearm protector.


HEE-NC-34003

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