Cartoon, Speaking Tubes, by Marc Foden
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.
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