|Nikola Tesla: a man and a creator|
The life story of Nikola Tesla begins with the large-scale photograph from the period of studies in Graz (Austria). Three personal documents are placed under the photograph: his birth certificate, his Abitur certificate from the secondary school at Karlovac, and the passport he travelled with to New York in 1894.
There is also a photograph of the
house which was his birthplace, and of the church where his father was
the parish priest. This photograph illustrates his origin and the start
of his life. A series of selected letters, placed on both sides of the
photograph, witnesses the highest acknowledgements expressed to Tesla
by the greatest scientist of that time: Einstein, Crookes, Kelvin, Röntgen,
Millican, Popov, Pupin, Lee de Forest, Compton, Kennelly, Armstrong ...