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Images Dated 31st March 2004

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Survivors of the Empress of Ireland Featured 31 Mar 2004 Image

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 Image

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

Ayrton and Perry Featured 31 Mar 2004 Image

Ayrton and Perry

Portrait engravings of Professor William Ayrton and Professor John Perry, electrical engineers. Ayrton held the post of Professor of Natural Philosophy and Telegraphy at the Imperial College of Engineering, Japan, later becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society and holding several teaching posts, with a reputation for excellent, practical-based teaching. Together with Perry, he invented many electrical measuring instruments, including a spiral-spring ammeter and wattmeter. They also developed an electrical railway and invented the first electrical tricycle in 1882

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans