Electrostatic Generator

Made:
1920-1940 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
Electrostatic Generator

Electrostatic Generator
Science Museum Group
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Frictional machine with hand-held glass bulb containing mercury.

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
Y2001.347.1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, mercury and wood (unidentified)
type:
electrostatic machine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • generator