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Photograph Album of Elliott Dreyer and Related Instruments Volume 2, 1920s

Inventory Number: 13021
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Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Volume 2 (of 8, the others are 13020, 13022 to 13027). 37 numbered leaves/photos, all naval fire control and related, including 'Wind Dumaresq ...', Battenberg's course indicator, Holland's fuse indicator, electric clock control panel, 'Dr Grey's Gyro Controlled Camera', 'Col Peel's Cypher Machine'; most photographs captioned in manuscript. No dates, list in pocket at back.

Part of a series of 8 albums of photographs of naval fire control and related instruments in research and development stages, 1923-29, together with some photographs of experimental models, prototypes, and laboratory arrangements, and general views of the research laboratories and factory workshops [at Century Works, Lewisham].
Primary Inscriptions: Album name 'Photex Expanding Album'. Volume number label on spine.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003. Part of the Elliott Archive.
Collection Group: Elliott Archive
Material(s): Paper
Card
Cloth
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
215 260 33 mm

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