Six-plate Wimshurst electrostatic machine

Made:
1891-1909 in London
maker:
Harvey and Peak

Six-plate Wimshurst electrostatic machine in glazed case, by Harvey & Peak, late W.Ladd & Co., 56 Charing Cross Road, London, England, 1891-1909. Fitted with brass plate indicating that it was item 398 on the inventory of the Solar Physics Observatory at South Kensington (plates 36cm diameter)

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
1988-1505
type:
electrostatic machine
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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