Electrostatic generator, known as a Wimshurst machine, made by William Satchell in Manchester, c.1920, invented by James Whimshurst 1880 - 1883, produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity, used to demonstrate electrostatic sparks and properties of electricity.
- Electricity and Magnetism
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- electrostatic machine
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- Gift of Mrs Satchwell
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