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Title
#3 Receiver
Collection

"The Pageant of America" Collection

v.4 - The March of commerce

(unpublished photographs)

Wireless communication

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1860 - 1920 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Topics
Equipment
Radio industry
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Motor (A) operates through gearing (B) to rotate cylinder with recording paper (C) [.] Special fountain pen (D) fed with ink from a reservoir (E) is wiggled by the received signal pulses to make a direct record on the paper of the transmitted picture. To the right in a camera box shown open at (F) a photograph record is simultaneously made with a small electric light on a sensitive photographic film. Further to the right a large tuning fork (G) kept continuously buzzing by electricity holds the motor (A) to a rigorously constant speed.
Physical Description
Extent: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cca85e80-c612-012f-1a53-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "#3 Receiver" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860 - 1920. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-e048-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "#3 Receiver" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-e048-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860 - 1920). #3 Receiver Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-e048-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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#3 Receiver