Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr


Title: Hedy Lamarr


The People Behind the Patents.


With every passing year we are provided with new gadgets to alleviate the problems of our busy lives, yet few of us stop to consider that behind every new gadget is an individual who has confronted a problem and originated a solution. This series of prints is a tribute to those innovative and ingenious people who have shaped the modern world.


H K Markey was better known publicly as actress Hedy Lamarr, a star of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Only recently have her mathematical skills come to light and her work with composer George Antheil is today referenced as an important development in the field of secure wireless communications.

Technique: These are digital prints in archival pigment and paper.

Dimensions: Print size is 150x150mm loose fitted to a 200x200mm mount.