Bullet Through Paper, between 1903 and 1990

  • Harold Edgerton, American, 1903-1990

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Image: 6 3/16 × 6 1/8 inches (15.7 × 15.6 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 × 9 15/16 inches (20.6 × 25.2 cm)

Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation

1996.225

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Motion
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Motion photograph
  • Bullet

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, in black ink, on verso, upper right corner: [stamp is in box shape with two palm trees on left side] © 19 Estate of / 11.846 [in pencil] | HAROLD E. EDGERTON Stamp, in black ink, stamped, on verso, upper right: Dr H.E. EDGERTON | M.I.T. 4-405 | CAMBRIDGE-MASS..

Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, lower left: 11.846 [boxed].

Provenance

1996, Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA); 1996-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Harold Edgerton, Bullet Through Paper, between 1903 and 1990, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation, 1996.225.