Joint Army Task Force One Photo - Closeup view of wall of water after the explosion of the atomic bomb - image-1

Lot 169 D

Joint Army Task Force One Photo - Closeup view of wall of water after the explosion of the atomic bomb

Auction 1012 - overview Cologne
24.05.2013, 00:00 - Photography
Estimate: 1.000 €
Result: 7.076 € (incl. premium)

Joint Army Task Force One Photo

Closeup view of wall of water after the explosion of the atomic bomb
1946

24,1 x 19,3 cm (25,3 x 20,6 cm). Vintage, Gelatinesilberabzug farbig überarbeitet.

„This photograph, perhaps the most awesome of all, shows the caulifl ower aftercloud looming darkly overhead, the mile-high column now fast collapsing, and the base surge plunging towards the NAGATO (left) and NEVADA (right)." (cit. from: William S. Shurcliff, Bombs at Bikini. The Official Report of Operation Crossroads, New York 1947, plate 28)