General Electric Scientist Dr. Herman L. Finkbeiner℗ Creating a "Bubble Cap."

ID: SIA Acc. 13-034 [SIA2014-00049]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1966

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-034, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2014-00049

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Summary

Image of General Electric Scientist Herman L. Finkbeiner, a glassblower, managing a "bubble cap." Caption states "This glassblower's nightmare is called a "bubble cap," and has the job of producing the white powder shown in the black circle at the bottom of the photo. The scientist is Dr. Herman L. Finkbeiner of General Electric; the white powder: synthetic amino acids, the building blocks of protein." Science Service Photo 13662.

Subject

  • Finkbeiner, Herman L
  • General Electric Company

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-034, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2014-00049

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1966
  • January 5, 1966

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  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

Glass blowing and working

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 13-034 [SIA2014-00049]