George de la Warr
(1904–1969) was born in the North of England
, and in later life became a civil engineer
in the pay of Oxfordshire County Council
. In 1953 he resigned from this postThe Times
, 25 June 1960, p12 to work on the controversial field of radionics
, in which he was a pioneer.
de la Warr claimed to have invented a camera that could detect and cure diseases by remote control.The Times
, 9 June 1960, p8 In June 1960, he was sued in the High Court
by Catherine Phillips, a disgruntled former customer who said that her health had been ruined by using the Delawarr Diagnostic Instrument.The Times
, 21 June 1960, p5The Times
, 23 June 1960, p16The Times
, 24 June 1960, p6The Times
, 19 July 1960, p18
He founded in Oxford the De La Warr Laboratories where he did his research and built many radionic devices. The De La Warr Laboratories closed in 1987. The radionic artifacts, including the original De La Warr Camera, have unknown whereabouts.
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