25.1 MB (4.1 MB compressed)
2634 x 3328 pixels
22.4 x 28.2 cm ⏐ 8.8 x 11.1 in (300dpi)
UNIVERSAL HISTORY ARCHIVE / UIG / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY UNIVERSAL HISTORY ARCHIVE / UIG / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Static electric effects. Chain receiving a charge from a glass globe static electric machine is attached to the waist of the man standing insulated on a block of wax. He becomes 'charged' and his hands attract pieces of paper and small objects. From Recherches sur les Causes Particulaires des Phenomenes Electriques by Abbe Nollet (Paris, 1753). Engraving.
Model release not required. Property release not required.