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Photograph Album of Elliott Dreyer and Related Instruments Volume 8, 1920s

Inventory Number: 13027
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Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Volume 8 (of 8, the others are 13020 to 13026). 30 numbered leaves and 29 photos (last leaf unused), most or all naval fire control and related, including Admiralty fire control clock (A.F.C.C.1), annotated photographs of a Westinghouse Elect. & Mfg. Co [sic] moving coil ammeter; together with group of loosely enclosed photographs mostly of voltmeters and ammeters, and Evershed's moving iron voltmeter; captioning and list incomplete. No dates, list in pocket at back. This final album of the series may deviate from naval fire control into electrical metering, including (?) industrial espionage.

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
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
215 260 28 mm

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