Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

More than 30,000 photos of scientists and their work

Wells William F2

Share This


Wells William F2

How will you use this image ?
Select one of the following options.
Individual Use
Not-for-profit Use
For-profit Use (educational only)
Not sure yet

We charge a usage fee per photo if the photo is published, reproduced in a product or publicly exhibited. This is not a license in the legal sense. As a non-profit institution, we do not make any money providing these photographs. It is only by assessing usage fees that we are able to cover the cost of providing publication quality copies of our photos, preserving the photograph collection according to archival standards, and providing access to the collection by maintaining an online image database. The copyright holder may charge a fee in addition to our service fee.

Images are for use in educational projects only and must be used in a respectful manner.

Image title: 
William Wells photographing high voltage insulator bushings
Credit line: 
Westinghouse Photo, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

William Wells, who will operate the "atom-smasher" in Westinghouse's Research laboratories at East Pittsburgh, PA, photographing high voltage insulator bushings, before they were lifted into the center of the huge pear-shaped shell of the structure.

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Wells, William Henry