Engraved plate for five samples of Persian Gulf Cable, made by W T Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited, North Woolwich, London, England, 1863. Engraved plate reads 'GOVERNMENT TELEGRAPH TO INDIA. SPECIMENTS OF THE PERSIAN GULF TELEGRAPH CABLE, MANUFACTURED BY W. T. HENLEY, NORTH WOOLWICH, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF LIEUT COL P. STEWART. R. E. SIR CHAS BRIGHT AND MR LATIMER CLARK. LENGTH OF CABLE 1420 MILES, WEIGHT 5100 TONS. NO 1 MAIN CABLE, NO 2 SHORE END, NO 3 BUSHIRE SHORE END'.
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- W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Co. Ltd.
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