Item Type: Wheatstone Papers
Full Description: A first edition of “Electricians and their Marvels”, by Walter Jerrold, publ: S W Partridge & Co, London, c 1890 – 1900. One of a series of books on famous Victorian scientists by this prolific author: Chapter 3 summarises the careers of Wheatstone, Cooke and Morse and their relationships to the telegraph. Central to the Cooke - Wheatstone dispute are the original first editions in the Collection of the pamphlets published by Cooke and by his family, pressing home Cooke’s claims to be the inventor of the telegraph: See items NC.1.2.1-001 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC10201-001.htm] and NC.1.2.1-025 [http://www.concertinamuseum.com/NC10201-025.htm]
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 1.2.7-009
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