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Franklin Benjamin F1

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Franklin Benjamin F1

Image title: 
Franklin's Electrostatic Machine
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Photo by J.J. Barton/The Franklin Institute, courtesy, AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Benjamin Franklin's Electro static machine used between 1840-1850.

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790