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Biographical entry Kopsch, Charles Frederick Gustave

Occupation
Electrical engineer

Summary

Charles Frederick G. Kopsch introduced the first incandescent light to Sydney in 1882 and supplied and fitted the city's first 300 telephones. For 20 years he was a nautical optician to the Royal Navy, Sydney.

Archival resources

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

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.