Bikini Fish Contaminated

Made:
1946-07-31 in Bikini

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Bikini Fish Contaminated', taken by an unknown photographer for the Associated Press, from the Daily Herald archive, 31 July 1946. 'At top is photo of Damsel fish caught in Bikini lagoon after the atom bomb explosion there. At the bottom is radio-autograph made at the University of Washington, showing how the digestive tract has accumulated radioactive material picked up in food....'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11045
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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