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[Bullet Hitting Light Bulb]

Artist:
Harold Edgerton (American, 1903–1990)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
19.1 x 12.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of The Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.62.4
Rights and Reproduction:
© MIT, Harold Edgerton, 2014, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in unknown hand in pencil, verso BRC: "11.657 [boxed]"; estate stamp with pencilled inscription, verso BLC: "11.657"
Edgerton, Harold, and James R. Killian, Jr. Flash! Seeing the Unseen by Ultra-High Speed Photography. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1939. p. 53.

Edgerton, Harold, and James R. Killian, Jr. Moments of Vision: The Stroboscopic Revolution in Photography. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1979. p. 37.

Jussim, Estelle. Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton, edited by Gus Kayafas. New York: H. N. Abrams, 1987. p. 125.



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