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011081

William Watson's (1715-1787) glass-globe electrical machine generating a charge which is passed through the man standing on an insulating block of resin. A spark was created as the man's fingers were touched by an uninsulated person. Copperplate engraving 1797.

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William Watson's (1715-1787) glass-globe electrical machine generating a charge which is passed through the man standing  on an insulating block of resin. A spark was created as the man's fingers were touched by an uninsulated person.  Copperplate engraving 1797.