Physics lecture

Physics lecture

H460/0232 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.6MB

Downloadable file size: 3.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Physics lecture. Historical artwork of a physics lecture at the Charterhouse, London, England. The topic of the lecture is the physicist Stephen Gray (1666-1736). The speaker, B. W. Richardson (bearded, at lower right), is performing one of Gray's experiments, demonstrating electrical attraction between a charged glass rod and a soap bubble. Gray discovered that electrical charge could be transferred between objects. His experiment sending an electrical communication, or telegraph, over a distance of 198 metres, performed at Faversham, England in 1729, is illustrated at upper centre. Taken from Illustrated London News, 1874.

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

Keywords: artwork, charterhouse, crowd, crowded, demonstrating, demonstration, electricity, england, experiment, explaining, explanation, faversham, female, great britain, historical, illustration, kent, lecture hall, lecturer, lecturing, london, male, man, men, people, physicist, physicists, physics, scientific equipment, telegraph, theatre, uk, united kingdom, university, woman, women

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