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  • W.A. BENTLEY

    Snowflake 2


    Medium: Vintage gelatin silver print
    Neg. Date: 1925 c / Print Date: Unknown
    Size: 5 x 5 inches
    Description: Photographed snowflakes from 1895-1931 using a contraption of his own devising. It was a combination of a camera bellows box with an attached microscope. He had to do all his work outdoors so that the snowflakes would not melt. Work illustrated in: “Snow Crystals”, McGraw Hill and the United States Weather Bureau, 1931 And, “Snowflakes in Photography”, Dover, 2000.

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