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Death of a Lightbulb/.30 Caliber Bullet


Harold E. Edgerton



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Death of a Lightbulb/.30 Caliber Bullet, Harold E. Edgerton
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Medium: Photographs | Gelatin silver print
Size: 16 7/16 x 19 15/16 in. (41.75 x 50.64 cm) (image)19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (50.48 x 60.64 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Title; Date; Edition; Signature; Inscription 'Death of a Light Bulb/.30 Cal. Bullet ca.1936 39 of 40/ Harold Edgerton', in black marker, at front across bottom; 'Harold Edgerton/3610.3039', in pencil, at verso LRC
Physical Description: group of four separate images; before bullet impact; bullet enters light bulb; bullet inside light bulb; bullet emerging from light bulb
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation
Accession Number: 96.149.18
Rights: ┬ęThe Harold & Esther Edgerton Foundation, 2001, Courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.
Artist: Harold Edgerton, American, 1903 - 1990
Role: Photographer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1903 - 1990
Added to Site: February 28, 2009