William Watson's electrical machine

William Watson's electrical machine

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Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: William Watson's (1715-1787) glass-globe electrical machine generating a charge which is passed through the man standing on an insulating block of resin. A spark was created as the man's fingers were touched by an uninsulated person. Copperplate engraving 1797.

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