Atlantic cable specimen, 1865

Made:
1865 in Greenwich borough
manufacturer:
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Limited

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Specimen of 1865 Atlantic cable, made by the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company, Greenwich, London, England, 1865

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
1981-561
Materials:
copper (alloy) and textile
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust