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Telegraph tape transmitter, 19th century

Telegraph tape transmitter, 19th century

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Telegraph tape transmitter. Historical illustration of the electric circuit and mechanism used to automatically read and transmit perforated strips (ticker tape) through a telegraph system. This a Wheatstone transmitter, an automatic transmitter used for reading and sending paper tape messages at high speeds. It was developed in around the 1850s by British physicist Charles Wheatstone (1802-1875). 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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