Jean Antoine Nollet     1700 - 1770


esperiemnto di Nollet

Was the Abbè Nollet, tutor of the royal family and professor at University of Paris to explain the two kinds of electricity of Du Fay as two kinds of "fluid", one vitreous and the other resinous.
The figure represents an experiment of Nollet in a salon. A lady charged by an electrostatic machine will transmit the electric shock to her lover (insulated from earth) by a finger.

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