The fruit of over ten years of research in libraries, archives, and museums, as well as access to all of Hughes’s private papers and visits to places where Hughes lived and worked in the UK, US, and Europe, this is the definitive account of a great Victorian scientist whose inventions laid the foundations of the Communications Age.
100 illustrations including prints, photographs, documents, and technical illustrations. Extensive endnotes and index.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Ivor Hughes received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bradford University in the UK where he worked in the telecommunications and aerospace industry. He was lured to the USA by the cutting edge technology of this industry, where he has been responsible for a number of electronic system designs on which he hold several patents. He is a member of the Antique Wireless Association and has written a number of articles on wireless and telegraph history as well as made presentations on Professor Hughes. Recently retired, he lives with his wife in Monkton, Vermont
David Ellis Evans live in the house where he was born in Druid, near Corwen North Wales, a stone’s throw from the spot where Professor Hughes is said to have been born. He is recently retired having worked locally throughout his career, mostly in purchasing and materials management in an engineering environment. He has a strong interest in local and family history and is a first language Welsh speaker, which has been invaluable when researching some Hughes material.