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Images Dated 31st March 2004

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Survivors of the Empress of Ireland Featured 31 Mar 2004 Print

Survivors of the Empress of Ireland

Survivors of the Empress of Ireland. 1. Mr Edward Bamford, junior wireless operator on the Empress of Ireland. 2. The Rev J. Wallet, of the United Methodist Church, Westcliff-On-Sea. 3. Mr Rowland Ferguson, Senior wireless operator on the Empress of Ireland. 4. Mr J W Langley, a rancher of Canford, British Coloumbia. 5. Mr Norman Bandmaster on Board the Empress of Ireland. 6. Miss Gracie Hannagan Daughter of Bandmaster Hannagan, of the Salvation Army, Toronto. 7. Mr J D White, seventh engineer on the Empress of Ireland. 8. Mr J Fergus Duncan, of Messrs Kimber, Bull and Duncan Solicitors, 6 old jewry. 9. Mr J Grant, Electrician on Empress of Ireland

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

A Calculating machine Featured 31 Mar 2004 Print

A Calculating machine

The control panel of the automatic sequence-controlled calculating machine at Manchester University; showing the monitor cathode-ray tube with Dr. T. Kilburn (left) and Professor F. C. Williams (right), inventor of the memory storage system. Williams became Professor Electrical Engineering at Manchester in 1946 is chiefly known for his development of the Williams tube, the first successful electrostatic random access memory for the digital computer. This enabled him, along with Kilburn, to operate the world's first stored-program computer in June 1948

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Staites patent electric light apparatus Featured 31 Mar 2004 Print

Staites patent electric light apparatus

Engraving of Edward Staite's patent electric light apparatus, exhibited at the Hanover Square Rooms, London in 1848. The light used a weight-driven mechanism, controlled by the heat of the arc of electricity expanding and contracting a copper strip. Although not a commercial success to begin with, W. Petrie's improvements to the original design led to Edison and Swan adopting the light in the 1870's

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans