Prototype electric clock

Prototype electric clock

V510/0035 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.8MB

Downloadable file size: 4.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Prototype electric clock, 19th century artwork. The cogs and gears of this clock (down centre) are driven by the four electromagnetic induction coils (cylinders, one at upper left). This mechanism was first invented in 1840, but practical problems led to a lack of success. The first practical electric clock was patented in 1906, using self-contained batteries. Artwork from The Circle of Sciences, London, 1862-67.

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

Keywords: 1862, 1862-67, 19, 19th century, artwork, black-and-white, clock, clockwork, coils, diagram, electric, electrical, electricity, electromagnetic, historical, history of science, horology, illustration, induction coil, j., london, machine, mechanical, monochrome, nineteenth, physics, pioneer, pioneering, prototyp, sepia, technological, technology, the circle of sciences, time, timimg, victorian, wylde

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