History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Tuned Transmitter, by Guglielmo Marconi, English, 1899

preview image for Tuned Transmitter, by Guglielmo Marconi, English, 1899
Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 98396
Object Type:
Persons: Guglielmo Marconi
Date Created: 1899
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/464
Brief Description: Marconi's First Tuned Transmitter: a tuned circuit with insulated cable wound around a square dovetailed wooden frame containing a Leyden jar and brass-ball spark gap. With change-over plug. Previously associated and catalogued with Newton Induction Coil (Inv. Num. 69748).
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Wood
assorted metals.
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
200 200 100 mm


Image with multimedia irn 40197Image with multimedia irn 40198

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/98396