Seek Cures in Radioactive Mud

Made:
1955-07-12 in Texas
maker:
Unknown

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Seek Cures in Radioactive Mud', taken by an unknown photographer for Planet News Ltd, 12 July 1955. 'Correspondant, Preston McGraw, sits with his feet buried in dirt from a radioactive pond while interviewing owner Jesse F Reese. In the background are some of the hundreds of sick people who come daily to cover their feet and hands with the mildly-radioactive dirt...'

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14393
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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