Artifact Details

Title

Robots- Electroand Sparko

Catalog Number

102693533

Type

Still Image

Date

1940 ca.

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

This is a B&W image of Electro and Sparko
"1940— Westinghouse's Electro and Sparko spokesbots entertain crowds at the World's Fair in New York. These animatronic wonders marked the first time that electric motors were used to power and actuate robots." "O'Reilly Safari great moments in Robot History"
Verso: " Electro and Sparko c. 1940 Created by J.M.Barrett , Westinghouse Appeared in World's Fair (1940)"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

Related Records

102693536 Robots- Electro and Sparko