Cable sample, mounted and telescoped, around 1891
- c. 1891 in United Kingdom
Cable sample, mounted and telescoped, marked 'W T Henley's Telegraph Works Company Ld London', and associated nameplate engraved 'W H Henley's Telegraph Works Co Ld. Bahamas-Florida Cable 1891-92', British, c. 1891. The laying of the cable was completed on 4 February 1892.
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), gutta-percha, paint, pine (wood), steel (metal)
plate: 40 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm,
cable: 149 mm x 41 mm diameter
- Donated by W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited
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