Alexanderson with Radio Central Alternator, 1922

General Electric1922

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

General Electric engineer Ernst Alexanderson standing on Alexanderson alternator at Radio Central. Alexanderson invented the alternator, and watches it operate. The alternator was a mechanical machine that produced radio signals.


  • Title: Alexanderson with Radio Central Alternator, 1922
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1922
  • Location: New Brunswick - Middlesex County - New Jersey
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Engineers; Radios; Electrical apparatus; General Electric Company. General Engineering and Consulting Laboratory; Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner, 1878-1975
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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