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Title
Section of early underground telegraph cable, 1846
1989-962/1: Section of early underground telegraph cable
Work Type
Telecommunications
Date
1846
Location
United Kingdom
Material
clay (unfired); gutta-percha; iron; metal (unknown)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 kg
Description
Section of early underground telegraph cable, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatrick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; Section of early underground telegraph cable weith case, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatick, Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; Section of early underground telegraph cable weith case, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; Section of early underground telegraph cable with case, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; Section of early underground telegraph cable, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; Section of early underground telegraph cable, believed to have been laid by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead in 1846 from Dumfries to Portpatick, with case; Section of early underground telegraph cable, believed to have been laid from Dumfries to Portpatrick, made by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead, British, 1846.; This cable sample is thought to have been taken from an early telegraph cable laid underground between Dumfries and Portpatrick in Scotland. It was designed by Edwin Clark and Henry Muirhead.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cable
Donated by Muirhead Vactric Components Limited
Subject
cable
ID Number
co8439532
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1989_0962__0001_.jpg
SSID
26433674

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