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Jeff Hecht
Image title: 
Drawing of Paris Exposition Lighted Fountain
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Hecht Collection

A mirror aims light from an arc lamp into the center of the parabolic jets at the Universal Exposition. The hollow nozzle generates a tube of flowing water, lit from inside by the reflected light.

Photo date: 
circa 1889
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 8 inches)