Nikola Tesla reading James Clark Maxwell’s book, “The Scientific…

Nikola Tesla reading James Clark Maxwell’s book, “The Scientific Papers,” given to him as a gift from his good friend Sir James Dewar. Tesla sits in front of the spiral coil of his high-frequency transformer at East Houston St. 46, New York. The coil he claimed was an object “dearest of all in his laboratory,” having been a most valuable instrument in his many sided investigations.