Section of underground telegraph cable with case, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatrick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.
This cable sample is thought to have been taken from an early telegraph cable laid underground between Dumfries and Portpatrick in Scotland. It was designed by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead.
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overall (case): 110 mm x 910 mm x 105 mm, 2.78 kg
overall (without case): 1.2 kg
- Donated by Muirhead Vactric Components Limited
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