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NYC: ELECTRICITY, 1882.
Laying the tubes for wiring that will carry electricity in New York City and testing tubes for insulation. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1882.
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THOMAS A. EDISON, 1879.
Thomas Edison testing the first successful incandescent lamp at Menlo Park, New Jersey. The test was completed on 21 October 1879 after the lamp had burned for forty hours.
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AD: ELECTRIC RAZOR, 1947.
American advertisement for the Schick Electric Shaver and Shaverest, 1947.
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AD: TYPEWRITER, 1954.
American advertisement for the IBM electric typewriter, 1954.
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ELECTRIC TRAIN, c1925.
John N. Swartzell and his daughter, Margaret, playing with an electric train on the porch of their home in Washington, D.C., c1925.
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AD: ELECTRIC RAZOR, 1964.
American advertisement for Remington Electric Shaver. Photograph, 1964.
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ECONOMY.
Record-manufacturing: Technician is regulating currents on a electronic amplifier - Photographer: Curt Ullmann - Published by: 'Hier Berlin' 21/1941 Vintage property of ullstein bild.
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TELEVISION, 1956.
Television set manufactured in Germany by Siemens, 1956.
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WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPO.
The Administration and Electrical buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago, 1893: oil over a photograph.
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THOMAS EDISON (1847-1931).
American inventor. Photographed with his 'Edison Effect' lamps in his West Orange, New Jersey, laboratory in 1915. Oil over a photograph.
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SIDESHOW POSTER, c1965.
Sideshow poster by Snap Wyatt featuring the 'Electric Girl,' c1965.
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ELECTRIC CAR, c1919.
Charging the battery of a Detroit Electric automobile. Photograph, c1919.
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AD: ELECTRIC RAZOR,1940.
American advertisement for the Remington Dual Close Shaver. Photograph, 1940.
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AD: WATER HEATER, 1966.
American advertisement for flameless electric water heaters, sponsored by Edison Electric. Photograph, 1966.
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AIRLINE RADIO, 1940.
Photo advertising Airline Radios in a Montgomery Ward catalogue of 1940.
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ELECTRICIENS AND GAZIERS.
Demonstration of the electrical engineers and gas workers in Paris march 17, 1961. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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ELECTRIC STREETLIGHT, 1881.
One of the first electric streetlights in New York City, erected at Madison Square in 1881. Wood engraving, American, 1882.
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STREET CAR, c1895.
An electric street car in Washington, D.C. employing a surface contact system using a skate to supply the power at the front of the car. Oil over a photograph, c. 1895.
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AD: SUNBEAM, 1954.
American advertisement for the Sunbeam Shavemaster electric razor, 1954.
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ELECTRIC TRAIN AD, 1918.
American advertisement for an electric train made by Ives Toys, 1918.
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AD: ELECTRIC CABLE, 1918.
American advertisement for The Electric Cable Company, based in New York City. Illustration, 1918.
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AD: ELECTRIC HEAT, 1969.
American advertisement for Flameless Electric Heat, sponsored by the Edison Electric Institute. Photograph, 1969.
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TELEGRAPHY, 1889.
Disorderly telegraph wires on lower Broadway, New York City. Wood engraving, American, 1889.
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HAND-HELD CALCULATOR, 1967.
The first electric hand-held calculator, known as the Cal-Tech, invented at Texas Instruments in 1967 by Jack S. Kilby, Jerry D. Merryman, and James Van Tessel.
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POCKET CALCULATOR, c1975.
A Hewlett-Packard HP 65 pocket calculator being used to make financial calculations. Photographed c1975.
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ELECTRIC BRUSH, 1882.
Dr. Scott's Electric Hair Brush. American advertisement, 1882.
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CAPE CANAVERAL: COMPUTERS.
Detail of the power connections and computer panels at Launch Complex 39 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Photograph by Penny Rogo Bailes, 2008.
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COMPUTER ROOM, 1986.
An electronics engineer at the data collection computer room at the Waterways Experiment Station in Warren County, Missouri. Photograph by Jet Lowe, 1986.
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HAMMOND ORGAN, 1960s.
The Hammond M-102 electric organ, in walnut. Photograph, American, 1960s.
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WESTINGHOUSE AD, 1924.
American advertisement for Westinghouse electric appliances, 1924.
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RAILROAD SWITCH, 1892.
Diagram of the Stevens interlocking system of railroad switches, capable of relaying several signals from a single lever. Wood engraving, American, 1892.
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DECORATIVE ARTS.
Close-up of a stainless steel electric coffee maker, Italy Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Abbotsford House, Scotland, United Kingdom, home of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). Full Credit: DEA / W. BUSS / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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ELECTRIC CORSET, 1882.
Dr. Scott's Electric Corset. American newspaper advertisement, 1882.
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EDISON LAMP, 19th CENTURY.
An Edison incandescent lightbulb. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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VOLTAIC PILE, 1801.
Manuscript drawing of Alessandro Volta's Voltaic pile, or electric battery, from an 1801 letter sent by Volta to the French geologist Deodat de Dolomieu.
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EVANS VACUUM CAP, 1890.
Advertisement for Evans Vacuum Cap Corporation from an American magazine, 1890.
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GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI, USA.
A woman works in a factory testing radio instruments. J. Baylor Roberts.
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FLYING MACHINES.
1. Langley's flying machine 2 and 3. Chanute's glider 4. Maxim flying machine 5. Boiler of Maxim's machine 6 and 7. Balloon with electric motor and propeller 8. Great Captive Balloon 9. Section of car of the Great Captive Balloon 10. Netting knot 11. Captive Balloon netting knot 12. Santos-Dumont air ship 13. Parachute.
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COMPUTER, 1942.
The Atanasoff-Berry Computer, or ABC, an electronic calculating machine invented by John V. Atanasoff and Clifford Berry in 1942, showing the memory drum (center, rear), card readers (metal trays at left), and the control console (right). Photograph, 20th century.
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