Sample of 1865 transatlantic cable (shore end)

Made:
1865
manufacturer:
Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Limited

Sample of 1865 transatlantic cable (shore end), made by the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company Limited, Greenwich, London, England, 1865. Cable end rings embossed with 'Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company Limited' and 'Contractors. London Atlantic Shore End. 1865'.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1986-741/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), gutta-percha and steel (metal)
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited