Harold EDGERTON, Birth of milk drop no.6 Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1903 – 1990

Birth of milk drop no.6 1934 Description: From a series of thirty-six exposures of a drop of milk falling onto a thin film of milk on a glass plate
Creation Notes: printed later see remarks
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph Place Published: p.110 Harold E. Edgerton & James R.Killian Jr,'Flash: seeing the unseen byultra high-speed photography', Boston: Charles T. Branford,1939 2nd ed.1954

Primary Insc: Signed, verso, lower c., pencil, "HAROLD EDGERTON". Not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, verso, l.r. corner, pencil, "TR9898.62". Inscribed, verso, l.l. corner, pencil, "3920.1007".
Dimensions: printed image 15.3 h x 20.3 w cm sheet 20.3 h x 25.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.156