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Famous Inventors Gallery

Images of some of the important inventors throughout history responsible for major innovations such as the printing press, the light bulb and television

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Graham Bell Featured Famous Inventors Print

Graham Bell

circa 1910: Alexander Graham Bell (1847 - 1922) a Scots-born American inventor who established the Bell Telephone Company. Bell, born in Edinburgh, worked with his father, Scottish educator Alexander Melville Bell, before emigrating to North America in 1871. In 1873 he became Professor of Vocal Phisiology at Boston University. He experimented with various devices for transmitting sound until he sent the first acoustic message to his assistant in 1875. Bell patented the telephone the next year and went on to invent the photophone and gramophone. He also founded the journal Science and invented the tetrahedral kite. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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Telephone systems and distributor, wood engravings, published in 1897 Featured Famous Inventors Print

Telephone systems and distributor, wood engravings, published in 1897

Telephone systems and distributor; 1+3) Telephone by Siemens & Halske (Geramny); 2) Telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, cross section; 4) Telephone (1880) by Frederic Allen Gower (USA), 4a. closed, 4b. opened, 4c. removed sleeve with inserted iron membrane; 5) Telephone by Clement Ader (France); 6) Electromagnet system of a Telephone switchboard cabinet; 7) Telephone switchboard cabinet; 8) Front side view of a Telephone switchboard cabinet; 9) Cross section view of a Telephone switchboard cabinet. Wood engravings, published in 1897

Artist black and white drawing of Thomas Edison Featured Famous Inventors Print

Artist black and white drawing of Thomas Edison

Portrait of Thomas Edison ( 1847-1931)Engraved and published in the Story a Great Nation by John Gilmary Shea and edited in Newyork by Gay Brothers & Company in 1884.Digital restoration by Pictore.Isaac Barrow, mathematician

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