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Title
section of first telegraph cable, 1837
Piece of the original telegraph line laid down by Mr W. F
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Work Type
Telecommunications
Date
1837
Location
England
Material
copper (alloy)
wood (unidentified)
Measurements
overall: 52 mm x 63 mm x 305 mm, .26 kg
Description
Piece of the original telegraph line laid down between Euston Square and Camden Town, made by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, England, 1837.
This is a piece of the original telegraph line laid down by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone, between Euston Square and Camden Town in 1837. It was dug up about 30 years later.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cable
Donated by the Electric and International Telegraph Company
Accession Number
Subject
cable
ID Number
co32897
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero.
File Properties
File Name
large_1867_0037__0002_.jpg
SSID
26229685

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