Sir Francis Ronalds and the Electric Telegraph

@article{Ronalds2016SirFR,
  title={Sir Francis Ronalds and the Electric Telegraph},
  author={Beverley F. Ronalds},
  journal={The International Journal for the History of Engineering \& Technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={86},
  pages={42 - 55}
}
  • B. Ronalds
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Physics
  • The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology
Two hundred years ago, Francis Ronalds brought vision, theoretical understanding and practical ingenuity to the first large-scale demonstration of the electric telegraph, but the technology was rejected by Government in 1816 as being ‘wholly unnecessary’. He halted his work in electrical science and engineering at that time. The telegraph was commercialised by others 20 years later (using several elements of his system) and he followed progress closely. His renown gradually grew as the network… 
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