'The Life History of a Splash', 1900.
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Blue carbon prints by Arthur Clive Banfield. 'Formed by a rough steel sphere falling from a height of 5 inches into milk. The photographs were taken by the light furnished by the discharge of 12 quart Leyden jars across a gap of 1 1/8 inches'.