Artist Harold Edgerton, American, 1903-1990
  • Hammer Breaks Glass Plate
Date 1933
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Sheet: 16 × 20 inches (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation
Accession Number 1996.204
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, on sheet, lower center, verso: Harold Edgerton
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on sheet, bottom right, verso: 86/90
1996, Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA);
1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kayafas, Gus ed. Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton. New York, 1987, p.46, (ill.).