As Eniwetok Atomic Fireball Rose

Made:
1949-05-20 in Enewetak
maker:
Unknown

Gelatin silver print entitled 'It Flies Through The Air With The Greatest of Heat', taken by an unknown photographer for the Atomic Energy Commission and released through Associated Press on 20 May 1949. 'The fireball of an atomic bomb explosion was just rising as this picture was taken during tests at Eniwetok in spring of 1948...'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14419
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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