Royal Institution Christmas Lecture, 1901

Royal Institution Christmas Lecture, 1901

C008/4152 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Editorial use only

Caption: Royal Institution Christmas Lecture, 1901. The Christmas Lectures for children have been held annually since 1825 at the Royal Institution, London, UK. The 1901 lectures were presented by British physicist John Ambrose Fleming (1849-1945). The title of the lectures was 'Waves and Ripples in Water, Air and Aether'. Educated at University College London and Cambridge University, Fleming is best-known for inventing the vacuum tube in 1904. This crucial advance in electronics was used in radios and other electrical equipment for many decades. Fleming, who worked as a consultant for both the Marconi and Edison companies, was knighted in 1929.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1901, 20th century, adult, apparatus, artwork, audience, black-and-white, boy, boys, britain, british, caucasian, child, children, demonstration, educating, electrical engineering, electronics, engineer, england, english, equipment, europe, european, exhibition, experiment, female, girl, girls, historical, history, human, illustration, john a. fleming, john ambrose fleming, john fleming, learning, lecture, lecture theatre, lecturer, lecturing, london, male, man, monochrome, people, person, physical, physicist, physics, popular science, populariser, popularising, popularizer, popularizing, public, public display, ri xmas lectures, royal institution, royal institution christmas lectures, scientist, teaching, uk, united kingdom, waves and ripples in water air and aether, white, woman

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.