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'The Monster Robot', 1932.

Woodbine, George

'The Monster Robot', 1932.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


A photograph of a woman studying 'The Monster Robot' being exhibited by Mullard at the Radio Exhibition, Olympia, taken by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 17 August, 1932. Mullard Ltd were a leading British manufacturer of radios and valves. The term 'robot' comes from the Czech word 'robota', meaning 'compulsory labour. The word was first used in the 1921 play, RUR - Rossum's Universal Robots, by the Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek (1890-1938). This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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