Artist Harold Edgerton, American, 1903-1990
Title
  • Dynamite Cap
Date 1957
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 7 3/4 × 9 5/8 inches (19.7 × 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 8 × 10 inches (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation
Accession Number 1996.217
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black ink, on verso, lower right corner: [stamp is in box shape with two palm trees on left side] © 1957 [57 in pencil] Estate of | [in pencil] 11.918 | HAROLD E. EDGERTON.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, upper left corner: 11.918 [boxed]
Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, upper right: July 17, 1957. | On M.I.T. Roof | # [number] 6 Dynamite cap. | mfd at 2KV. 1/2" [inch] tube. | Delay 0.5 ms. | Phototube Trigger | Panatomic X Film | 30 ft to camera..
1996, Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA);
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)