Sample of transatlantic cable, 1865-66

Made:
1865-1866 in Greenwich
maker:
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Limited

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Sample of transatlantic cable, made by the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company Limited, Greenwich, London, England, 1865-66

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Science Museum: Information Age Gallery: Cable

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1970-56
Materials:
copper (alloy), gutta-percha, metal (unknown)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by GEC-AEI Telecommunications Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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