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Operate Gallery

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Choose from 41 pictures in our Operate collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity Featured Print

Lecture on Stephen Grays discoveries in electricity

A lecture at the Charterhouse, London on Stephen Gray's discoveries in electricity. In the early eighteenth century, Gray demonstrated that charges of electricity could be conducted by some materials for distances as great as 765 feet, while others did not conduct electricity at all. Eventually, he was able to send charges through 88 metres of wire suspended on silken threads to operate an electroscope - an instrument used to detect static electricity. By sending an electrical signal from one place to another, Gray established the basic principle of the electric telegraph

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Marcus Miller and family in shack that he built himself. Spe Featured Print

Marcus Miller and family in shack that he built himself. Spe

Marcus Miller and family in shack that he built himself. Spencer, Iowa. This is half the house. Miller is a hired hand who has managed to save enough to make a part payment on seven and a half acres of land. However, he is most anxious to get steady work or to operate a farm. Date 1936 Dec

© Mary Evans / Library of Congress

Acres, America, American, Anxious, Built, Family, Farm, Half, Hand, Hired, House, Iowa, Land, Make, Managed, Marcus, Miller, Operate, Part, Payment, Save, Shack, Spencer, Steady, Who, Work

The First Penny Post from England to America, 1908 Featured Print

The First Penny Post from England to America, 1908

Photographs and Illustrations showing the first mail service to operate between England and America for the price of a penny. At top left, photograph of the Royal Mail Van at Waterloo Station. At top right, photograph of the mail on the platform at Waterloo station. In the centre, the route to America and the Philippines with the steamship Kaiserin Auguste Victoria - the steamship that carried the first penny post. At bottom left, photograph of the mail bags being put onto the train at Waterloo station. At bottom right, photograph of taking the mail bags on the tender of the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria'. The Kaiserin Auguste Victoria sailed on this historic voyage on the 2nd October 1908

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans