Electricity transmission tests, 1880s

Electricity transmission tests, 1880s

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Caption: Electricity transmission tests. Historical illustration of the electrical transmission tests demonstrated in the 1880s between Vizille and Grenoble, France, by French electrical engineer Marcel Deprez (1843-1918). This artwork shows how water was pumped using the power received in Grenoble. Artwork from 'Electricite' (1911) by Max de Nansouty, part of the 'Les merveilles de la science' series of 1867-1891 by Louis Figuier.

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