Tag Archives: Dr. Harold E. Edgerton

Year of the Dog (9): Flying

Harold Edgerton, Jackie Jumps a Bench, 1949 (281.1996) Jacques-Henri Lartigue, [Man throwing dog over brook], ca. 1913 (68.1998) George Zimbel, Girl and Dog, Queens, New York, 1960 (119.1985) Happy Lunar New Year! Advertisements

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[Football]

Harold Edgerton, Wes Fesler kicking a football, 1934 (108.1987) Using the simplest of all electrical synchronization methods, Edgerton’s setup lets the football actually take its own picture. As it is kicked, it pushes two wires together to complete a circuit. … Continue reading

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Broken Glass: “I think it’s very foolish for them to act this way with a war going on…”

Dr. Harold E. Edgerton, Hammer breaking glass window pane, 1933 Thomas and David Collins, [Unidentified Woman], ca. 1857-1909 E. J. Bellocq, Storyville Portrait, New Orleans, ca. 1912 (printed ca. 1967) Weegee, [Bernice Lythcott and her one-year-old son Leonard looking out … Continue reading

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