Artifact Details

Title

Elektro and Sparko at the World’s Fair

Catalog Number

102693534

Type

Still Image

Date

1939-1940

Publisher

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Copyright Holder

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Description

This is a B&W image of Electro dancing with unknown woman.
"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 unknown woman"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015

Related Records

102693536 Robots - Electro and Sparko