Creator

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Identifier

W-033_fish_underwater

Creation Date

1914

Subject—Topics

Photosphere; Underwater photography; Silent films; Williamson Expedition; plants; Fish

Date Range

1914

Description

Fish, as viewed from the Williamson Photosphere, 1914. In 1913, Charles Williamson had designed and built a “salvage machine” that consisted of a flexible tube hung from the keel of a barge with an observation ball, which was later modified by his sons for photography.

Format

Negatives, glass plate, 5” x 7”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

W-033

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