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Potato Battery
Harygit (n.d.). Electricity From Potato Battery on white background. Bio battery. 3D Render. [Digital Photograph], Shutterstock.
Potato Photograph
Anonymous (1907-1930). Meisje dat bloemblaadjes determineert [Autochrome], Rijksmuseum.

Not many people are aware of potatoes versatility. For example, in the 19th century, its starchy grains were used as an ingredient to create the first colour photography technique: the autochrome. Recently, its acid has been also used to produce power, creating the first potato battery in the world!