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Cheque for £25,000 made payable to British inventor Harry Grindell Matthews, 1915. Artist: Unknown.

Cheque for £25,000 made payable to British inventor Harry Grindell Matthews, 1915. Artist: Unknown.

2-673-775 - Historic England Archive/Heritage Images

Cheque for £25,000 made payable to British inventor Harry Grindell Matthews, 1915. Matthews (1880-1941) was an inventor best known for his claim to have invented a 'death ray' in the 1920s. This cheque was paid to Matthews by the British government, following the outbreak of the First World War, for his invention of a remotely controlled weapon against Zeppelins or unmanned vehicles.


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  1. 0250006337
  1. 2-673-775
  1. 2673775
  1. bl23095.tif

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File Size : 20019kb

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  1. Harry Grindell Matthews: British: Inventor
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  1. Photograph
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