Anglo-German telegraph cable

Made:
1891 in London

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A section of the Anglo-German telegraph cable, mounted on stand, laid in August 1891.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
Y7001.1056
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
Base: 20 mm x 110 mm x 140 mm,
type:
telegraph cable