Telegraph from William Thomson to Maclean, Physical Laboratory, University of Glasgow

Made:
1898-07-03
maker:
Thomson, William (Baron Kelvin)

He writes " this is transmitted commercially through ether from Alum Bay [Isle of Wight] to Bournemouth and by postal telegraph thence to Glasgow".

This was the first such commercial telegraph.

Maclean was assistant in the Physical Laboratory, and later professor at Glasgow Technical College.

Details

Extent:
140
220
Identifier:
MS/1537