1866 transatlantic cable sample, 1866

Display Location:
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cable
Made:
1866 in Greenwich borough
manufacturer:
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Limited

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Sample of 1866 transatlantic cable (shore end) with end rings embossed "Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company
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Sample of 1866 transatlantic cable (shore end) with end rings embossed "Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited" and "Contractors. London Atlantic Shore End 1866", made by the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company Limited, Greenwich, London, England, 1866.

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Science Museum: Information Age Gallery: Cable

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1986-742
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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