Moving Skip Rope, 1952

  • Harold Edgerton, American, 1903-1990

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Image: 6 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches (15.9 × 24.8 cm) Sheet: 9 × 11 inches (22.9 × 27.9 cm)

Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation

1996.214

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Motion
  • Gelatin silver process
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Motion photograph
  • Jump rope
  • Girl

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, In pencil, on verso, centered bottom: HAROLD EDGERTON

Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, lower right corner: 65/125.

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)

Published References

Kayafas, Gus ed. Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton. New York, 1987, pp. 92-93, (ill.).

Rights Status

Harold Edgerton, Moving Skip Rope, 1952, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation, 1996.214.