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[Motion Study of Thread in a Ring Traveler Spinning at 10,000 r.p.m.]

Artist:
Harold Edgerton (American, 1903–1990)
Date:
1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
25.8 x 20.4 cm (10 3/16 x 8 1/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of The Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.62.19
Rights and Reproduction:
© MIT, Harold Edgerton, 2014, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.
Not on view
Inscription: Artist's stamp in blue ink, verso TC: "H.E.EDGERTON // M.I.T. 4-405 // CAMBRIDGE, MASS."; inscribed in unknown hand in pencil, verso TLC: "12.343 [boxed]"; estate stamp with pencilled inscription, verso BRC: "12.343"
Edgerton, Harold, and James R. Killian, Jr. Flash! Seeing the Unseen by Ultra-High Speed Photography. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1939. p. 146.



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