Biographical entry Kopsch, Gustavus Adolphus
- Electrical engineer
Gustavus Kopsch became Chief Mechanician to the Sydney Post Office in 1876 and constructed the transmitter and receiver for the first experimental telephone line in 1877. He also gave the first exhibition of electric lighting in the colonies in 1868.
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
- Charles Frederick Gustave Kopsch - Records, 1866 - 1932, ML MSS 2810X; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 26 February 2018
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