Objects

"Home Brew": getting off the horse quickly

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: negative
Maker: Date made: 1940
Measurements: 8" x 10"

Edgerton never ran out of ideas for stroboscopic photos. In 1940, he hung a flash tube in a 30-inch searchlight reflector from the rafters of the Boston Garden to photograph the rodeo. Edgerton's equipment, it seems, was more cooperative that night than Cecil Henley's horse, Home Brew.


HEE-NC-40001

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Rodeos
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