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Wimshurst Machine

£400
Wimshurst Machine

Wimshurst Machine

£400

Place of Origin England

Date of Manufacture Circa 1955

Dimensions H 44.0cm  |  17.3in
W 38.0cm  |  15.0in

A 1950's Wimshurst machine by Griffin & George Ltd.

The Wimshurst influence machine is an electrostatic generator, a machine for generating high voltages, developed between 1880 and 1883 by British inventor James Wimshurst (1832–1903).

This machine is for display, it would require 2 Leyden jars to generate the high voltage.

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