Atomic Blast 'Mushroom' Over Target Fleet

Made:
1946-07-25 in Bikini

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Atomic Blast 'Mushroom' Over Target Fleet', taken by an unknown photographer for the Associated Press, from the Daily Herald archive, released 6 August 1946. 'The underwater blast in Bikini lagoon, July 25th, produced the 'mushroom-shaped' cloud formation a moment after the explosion. Note gap in right side of cone of water, just above the water level. This hole, shaped like a cave at the base of a cliff, was at about the position of the batlleship 'Arkansas', sunk by the blast...'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11046
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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