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The Resource Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly

Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly

Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison
Title
Topsy
Title remainder
the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison
Statement of responsibility
Michael Daly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how a circus elephant named Topsy was electrocuted in 1903 with 6,600 volts of alternating current as proof that it was much more dangerous than direct current in an ongoing dispute between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse
Dewey number
338.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-349) and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780802119049
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)PU119049
  • (FlPpSEB)PU119049
Label
Topsy : the startling story of the crooked-tailed elephant, P.T. Barnum, and the American wizard, Thomas Edison, Michael Daly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-349) and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 369 pages
Isbn
9780802119049
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (FIPpSEB)PU119049
  • (FlPpSEB)PU119049

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