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Cerceau de Delezenne.

Cerceau de Delezenne.

Cerceau de Delezenne permet de montrer l’existence des courants induits(…)

Magdeburg hemispheres

Magdeburg hemispheres

Around the middle of the 18th Century, Otto von Guericke(…)

GRAVESANDE’S Ring

GRAVESANDE’S Ring

The physicist Willem Jacob ‘s Gravesande (Holland 1688-1742) used this(…)

Electric Arc Lamp with Induction Coil

Electric Arc Lamp with Induction Coil

Physics apparatus to experiment with making an electric arc, using(…)

Folding Screen

Folding Screen

Face screen that dismantles to fit into its leather case.(…)

William Pepys Glass gasometer

William Pepys Glass gasometer

William Pepys Glass gasometer early 19th century complete with enclosed(…)

Jules Duboscq Solar Microscope

Jules Duboscq Solar Microscope

Jules Duboscq Solar Microscope. Projects an image of microscopic preparations(…)

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin. Discovering electricity. Colour print by Godefroy Mayer. Paris