Blotter with Western Telegraph Company markings, 1900-1960

Made:
1900-1960 in Unknown place

Creative Commons LicenseThis image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Creative Commons LicenseThis image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Creative Commons LicenseThis image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Blotter with Western Telegraph Company markings, 'via Eastern Madeira', made by the Western Telegraph Company, 1900-1960.

This is an example of promotional material produced by telegraph companies. This blotter shows the telegraph routes of the Western Telegraph Company to South America via Eastern Madeira. It claims to be the 'only direct route to South America'.

On display

Science Museum: Information Age Gallery: Cable

If you are visiting to see this object, please contact us in advance to make sure that it will be on display.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
2004-161
Materials:
paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
type:
blotter - writing equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Donated by BT Heritage and Archives
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.