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Atomic bomb explosion

Atomic bomb explosion

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Description
Black and white photograph of an Atomic bomb explosion by Harlold Edgerton. Using his Rapatronic Camera, Edgerton positioned himself over seven miles from the bomb release site and was able to photograph the initial stages of the bomb at one ten-millionth of a second.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Photograph
date made
1940s
maker
Edgerton, H.
Measurements
overall: 15 in x 18 in; 38.1 cm x 45.72 cm
image: 10 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 26.67 cm x 34.29 cm
overall: 15 in x 18 in; 38.1 cm x 45.72 cm
ID Number
PG.7034G
catalog number
7034G
maker number
7034F-N-92-16872
accession number
246413
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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