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Alvarez Luis H6

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Alvarez Luis H6

Donor: 
Peter Trower
Image title: 
Mushroom Cloud Drawing
Credit line: 
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, gift of Peter Trower
Description: 

Copy of drawings by Luis Alvarez of the mushroom cloud arising from the July 16, 1945 atomic bomb explosion, as observed from an aircraft at about 30,000 feet. Original donated to the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History.

Original format: 
1 photographic print (color; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
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