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Magnetógrafo

Torres Quevedo Museum

Torres Quevedo Museum

Gonzalo Brañas asked for the Laboratory of Automation to develop a magnetograph, a device that allows to register the fluctuation of the terrestrial magnetic field. It was about a portable, more modern and reliable device that allowed to get over the disadvantages of the previous methods and devices, based on photographic cameras. Torres Quevedo Museum preserves two models nowadays.

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  • Title: Magnetógrafo
  • Provenance: Leonardo Torres Quevedo donation. Originating from the Laboratory of Automation in 1928.
  • Type: Mechanic device
  • Contributor: Leonardo Torres Quevedo
  • Medium: Bronze, wood

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