'The first electric spark from the human body', 1745.

Brunet, R

 
'The first electric spark from the human body', 1745.
4 0 c m
 
27cm
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm

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Engraving by R Brunet, titled; 'La premiere etincelle electrique tiree du corps humain en 1745', taken from the 'Experiments and Observations of Watson' (1748) Sir William Watson (1715-1787) was one of the earliest experimenters with electricity, and was the first to investigate the pasage of electricity through a rarefied gas.

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