Mounted sample of 1858 Atlantic telegraph cable, 1858-1900

Made:
1858-1900 in Unknown place and Greenwich
maker:
Unknown
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Mounted sample of 1858 Atlantic telegraph cable. General three quarter view. Dark grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
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Mounted sample of 1858 Atlantic telegraph cable. Detail view. Dark grey background.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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

Mounted sample of 1858 Atlantic telegraph cable, unknown maker, 1858-1900. Original cable made by Glass, Elliot and Company, Greenwich, 1857-1858

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1985-1871
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Gift in Memory of Correze Oscar Berner