Origin of shadowgraph
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Like a figure of a shadowgraph he slid through its opening, and we followed.Nights in London
The very unfortunate name "shadowgraph" has been suggested and largely used in the newspapers, and even in medical journals.
And this edge between the dark and the light then becomes the shadowgraph of this aperture of the camera.
Your Commission Exhibit 753 illustrates that shadowgraph, or actually shows that shadowgraph, Mr. Shaneyfelt?
As you view it, lower left hand of both of the charts, shows a notch that makes the shadowgraph other than a straight line.
- a silhouette made by casting a shadow, usually of the hands, on a lighted surface
- another name for radiograph
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