Artifact Details

Title

Robots - Electro and Sparko

Catalog Number

102693536

Type

Still Image

Date

1940

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

This is a B&W image of Electro and Sparko with J.M. Barrett creator.
"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, Sparko and J.M.Barrett (creator of Electro & Sparko) @ Westinghouse"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015