Cartoon, Speaking Tubes, by Marc Foden

Made:
1991

Cartoon, Speaking Tubes, by Marc Foden 1991. Original artwork for the Charles Babbage exhibition, Science Museum 1991, section on the art of the possible, reflecting a calculation by Babbage that if this domestic system of communicating between rooms were applicable for further distances it would take 17 minutes for a spoken word to travel from London to Liverpool. Ink on paper 30x21cm.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1997-1890
type:
cartoon
credit:
Science Museum Drawing Office
status:
Permanent collection

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