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Ferranti generator and Musgrove engines at Deptford Power Station.

Ferranti generator and Musgrove engines at Deptford Power Station.
Ferranti generator and Musgrove engines.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2567
Description: Deptford Power Station was designed in 1889 by Sebastian de Ferranti (1864-1930), engineer to the London Electric Supply Corporation. Ferranti was a pioneer in the practical uses of electricty. He promoted the installation of large electrical generating stations and alternating-current distribution networks in England. Ferranti also assisted Sir William Siemens in experiments with electric furnaces and dynamos.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 20th century
Credit line: Greenwich Local History Library collection.
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