1866 transatlantic cable sample

Made:
1866
manufacturer:
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Limited

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Sample of 1866 transatlantic cable (shore end) with end rings, made by the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company Limited, Greenwich, London, England, 1866. Cable end rings embossed with ‘Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited’ and ‘Contractors. London Atlantic Shore End. 1866’.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1986-742/2
Materials:
copper (alloy), gutta-percha and steel (metal)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited

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