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Alfred Eisenstaedt1948

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

GE designer John Payne demonstrating how his manipulator controls operation of robot hands. He created the machine for atomic scientists handling dangerous radioactive substances. Operator is protected by lead wall but watches mechanical hands with binoculars and a system of mirrors.

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  • Date: 1948
  • Location: US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: John Misc. Payne, Companies, John Payne, Robots, Us, General Electric, Inventions, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_751802
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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