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"Jumbo," Holborn Viaduct Station dynamo, London [to be dated]

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Collector:
Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934
Subject:
Jumbo (steam dynamo)
Holborn Viaduct Station (London, England)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
London (England)
Date:
1883
1883-1904
to be dated
1890-1920
1880-1890
Notes:
Image used to illustrate finding aid.
Summary:
"...30 Ton Steam Dynamo, Holborn Viaduct Station, London, England... This dynamo was named jumbo by Hammer when he found it being shipped by the same boat that had transported Jumbo the elephant."
Topic:
Electric generators
Electricity
Dynamos
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William J. Hammer Collection ca. 1874-1935; 1955-1957 [Hammer, William J (Wiiliam Joseph) (electrical engineer) 1858-1934]
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