Wheatstone printing telegraph, 1841

Made:
1841 in England
maker:
Unknown
and
CHARLES WHEATSTONE

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Wheatstone original printing telegraph, 1841. Front 3/4 view of whole object on pale blue background. From a colour
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Wheatstone original printing telegraph, designed by Charles Wheatstone, unknown maker, England, 1841.

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1951-165
Materials:
copper alloy, copper metal, mahogany, metal, paper, silk, textile, wood
Measurements:
overall weight: 340 mm x 555 mm x 323 mm, , 14.585kg
type:
telegraph
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Lent by King's College London
status:
Loan

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