Woman with Rectifier and Car 1912

General Electric Company1908/1912

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

A woman prepares to charge an electric car using a General Electric mercury arc rectifier. Mercury arc rectifiers converted alternating current electricity into direct current electricity.


  • Title: Woman with Rectifier and Car 1912
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1908/1912
  • Location: Schenectady, New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10 in
  • Subject Keywords: Alternative energy; Electric Car; Charging Station; Automobiles
  • Type: Photograph
  • 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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