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Ralph Bruce
Elisha Otis Inventor of the Safety Lift (Original) (Signed)

Elisha Otis Inventor of the Safety Lift (Original) (Signed) by Ralph Bruce at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: BruceOtis (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ralph Bruce (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 14" x 8" (365mm x 195mm)
Date: 1972
Signature: Signed by Artist bottom right off image

This is the Signed original Watercolour painting by Ralph Bruce.

Elisha Otis demonstrates his new safety feature at the Crystal Palace Exhibition, New York 1853. He was hauled above the crowd, the rope cut - but instead of falling to the floor the list stayed in position as a safety bar came into operation.

The use of Otis lifts made the modern age of the sky-scraper buildings feasible. Art includes a portrait of the inventor. From Look and Learn 525, 5 February 1972.


Price:  135.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

Ralph Bruce

Ralph Bruce