Globe Electrical Machine (c.1750-60), DOLLOND LOND

Made:
1750-1760
maker:
J. Dollond & Son

Globe Electrical Machine (c.1750-60), DOLLOND LONDON. Globe covered inside with red wax, revolved by means of a handle connected with an endless screw gearing inside the box. Apparatus includes prime conductor on glass rod and turned foot, Leyden jar, two plates and table for dancing man, three bells, Thunder House and glass handled discharger. Contained in original pine box

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
1993-1342
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)