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Robert Charles Dudley Collection

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Valentia in 1857-1858 at the Time of the Laying of the Former Cable, 1865

Valentia in 1857-1858 at the Time of the Laying of the Former Cable, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline Laying the Earthwire on July

Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline Laying the Earthwire on July 21st, 1865, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865

Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Examining the Atlantic Telegraph Cable, after raising it, on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley...of the anxious group of men...handling

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The breaking of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The breaking of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The breaking of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable on board the Great Eastern, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley....the galvanometer detected a flaw of electricity which indicated a serious

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: Sir Robert Peel addressing bystanders...at Valencia, 1865

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: Sir Robert Peel addressing bystanders...at Valencia, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: Sir Robert Peel addressing the bystanders after the taking of the shore end of the cable to the Telegraph House at Valencia, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: watching the Caroline going out to sea... 1865

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: watching the Caroline going out to sea... 1865. Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: watching the Caroline going out to sea with the shore end of the cable, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley....the country people...[were]

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: landing the shore end of the cable...Valencia, 1865

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: landing the shore end of the cable...Valencia, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: landing the shore end of the cable from the Caroline at Foilhommerum, Valencia, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: receiving messages from the Great Eastern...Valencia

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: receiving messages from the Great Eastern...Valencia, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: receiving messages from the Great Eastern in the instrument-room of the Telegraph House at Foilhommerum, Valencia, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable:.workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia

Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable:.workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia, 1865 Creator: Unknown
Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable: encampment of workmen on the road between Killarney and Valencia, 1865. Engraving from a sketch by Robert Dudley

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley

The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley
The Atlantic Telegraph, [1866]

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: A Memorial of the Marriage of H. R. H. Albert Edward Prince of Wales and H. R. H

A Memorial of the Marriage of H. R. H. Albert Edward Prince of Wales and H. R. H
A Memorial of the Marriage of H.R.H. Albert Edward Prince of Wales and H.R.H. Alexandra, Princess of Denmark, 1863. [Parure of Diamonds and Pearls...The Gift of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales]

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet Assembled at Berehaven (Southwest Coast of Ireland)

The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet Assembled at Berehaven (Southwest Coast of Ireland): Ships, the Great Eastern, H.M.S. Terrible, the Alby, the Medway and the William Cory, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Bay of Bull Arms, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Bonfires Lighted on the Hills to Notify

The Bay of Bull Arms, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Bonfires Lighted on the Hills to Notify of the Arrival of the Cable Fleet on August 5th, 1858, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Settlement and Church of Hearts Content, Newfoundland, 1866

The Settlement and Church of Hearts Content, Newfoundland, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: First Telegraph House at Hearts Content, Newfoundland, 1866, 1866

First Telegraph House at Hearts Content, Newfoundland, 1866, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Exterior View of the Telegraph House in 1857-1858, 1865-66

Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, Exterior View of the Telegraph House in 1857-1858, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Telegraph Cable Fleet at Sea, 1865, 1865-66. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley

Telegraph Cable Fleet at Sea, 1865, 1865-66. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley
Telegraph Cable Fleet at Sea, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: View Looking Aft from the Port Paddle-box on the Deck of the Great Eastern... 1865-66

View Looking Aft from the Port Paddle-box on the Deck of the Great Eastern... 1865-66
View Looking Aft from the Port Paddle-box on the Deck of the Great Eastern: Showing the Trough for the Cable, etc. 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Valentia, Ireland, from the Harbor, Opposite Knight s-town, at the Period of Laying

Valentia, Ireland, from the Harbor, Opposite Knight s-town, at the Period of Laying the Cable of 1857, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, Looking from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline and Boats

Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, Looking from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline and Boats Laying the Earth Wire, July 21st, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Coiling the Cable in the Large Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Construction

Coiling the Cable in the Large Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company of Greenwich, 1865, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: In the Bows of the Great Eastern: The Cable Broken and Lost, Preparing to Grapple

In the Bows of the Great Eastern: The Cable Broken and Lost, Preparing to Grapple, August 2nd, 1865, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Coiling the Cable in the After-tank on Board the Great Eastern at Sheerness: Visit

Coiling the Cable in the After-tank on Board the Great Eastern at Sheerness: Visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales on May 23rd, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Cable Passed From the Works into the Hulk (the Old Frigate Iris) Lying in the Thames

The Cable Passed From the Works into the Hulk (the Old Frigate Iris) Lying in the Thames at Greenwich, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness

The Old Frigate Iris with Her Freight of Cable Alongside the Great Eastern at Sheerness: The Cable Passed from the Hulk to the Great Eastern, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, Looking Seawards from the Point at Which the Cable

Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, Looking Seawards from the Point at Which the Cable Reaches the Shore of Ireland, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Reels of Gutta-percha Covered Conducting Wire Conveyed into Tanks at the Works

The Reels of Gutta-percha Covered Conducting Wire Conveyed into Tanks at the Works of the Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Company, at Greenwich, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: September 8th at Hearts Content, the day of the successful termination of the work

September 8th at Hearts Content, the day of the successful termination of the work of laying, recovering, completing and testing the Atlantic Telegraph Cables of 1865 and 1866, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Splicing the Cable (after the First Accident) on Board the Great Eastern, July 25th, 1865

Splicing the Cable (after the First Accident) on Board the Great Eastern, July 25th, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Forward Deck of the Great Eastern Cleared for the First Attempt to Grapple... 1865-66

Forward Deck of the Great Eastern Cleared for the First Attempt to Grapple... 1865-66
Forward Deck of the Great Eastern Cleared for the First Attempt to Grapple for the Lost Cable, August 11th, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Forge on Deck, Night of August 9th: Preparing the Iron Plating for Capstan, 1865-66

The Forge on Deck, Night of August 9th: Preparing the Iron Plating for Capstan, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Paying-out Machinery in the Stern of the Great Eastern, 1865

The Paying-out Machinery in the Stern of the Great Eastern, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Getting Out One of the Large Buoys for Launching, August 2nd, 1865, 1865

Getting Out One of the Large Buoys for Launching, August 2nd, 1865, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: H. M. S. Agamemnon Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable in 1858: a Whale Crosses the Line

H. M. S. Agamemnon Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable in 1858: a Whale Crosses the Line
H.M.S. Agamemnon Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable in 1858: a Whale Crosses the Line, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Interior of One of the Tanks on Board the Great Eastern: The Cable Passing Out, 1865-66

Interior of One of the Tanks on Board the Great Eastern: The Cable Passing Out, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Cliffs, Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, the Point at Which the Shore-end of the Cable

The Cliffs, Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, the Point at Which the Shore-end of the Cable was Landed on July 22nd, 1865, 1865

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Launching the Buoy from the Bow of the Great Eastern on August 8th, 1865, 1865-66

Launching the Buoy from the Bow of the Great Eastern on August 8th, 1865, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Getting Out One of the Great Buoys: The Deck of the Great Eastern Looking From

Getting Out One of the Great Buoys: The Deck of the Great Eastern Looking From the Forecastle, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: View of the Interior of One of the Tanks on Board the Great Eastern, 1865-66

View of the Interior of One of the Tanks on Board the Great Eastern, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: View, Looking Aft, from the Port Paddle Box of the Great Eastern, Showing the Trough

View, Looking Aft, from the Port Paddle Box of the Great Eastern, Showing the Trough for the Cable, etc. 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Deck of the Great Eastern, the Cable Trough, etc. 1866, 1865-66

Deck of the Great Eastern, the Cable Trough, etc. 1866, 1865-66

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: News Received Through the Atlantic Cable From All Parts of the World, etc. 1866

News Received Through the Atlantic Cable From All Parts of the World, etc. 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: The Albany Buoying a Bight of the Cable of 1865 on the Night of August 26th, 1866, 1866

The Albany Buoying a Bight of the Cable of 1865 on the Night of August 26th, 1866, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Awaiting the Reply, ca. 1866. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley

Awaiting the Reply, ca. 1866. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley
Awaiting the Reply, ca. 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Landing the Shore End of the Atlantic Cable, 1866. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley

Landing the Shore End of the Atlantic Cable, 1866. Creator: Robert Charles Dudley
Landing the Shore End of the Atlantic Cable, 1866

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Eton School and the Boys Arch, 1863. Creator: Unknown

Eton School and the Boys Arch, 1863. Creator: Unknown
Eton School and the Boys Arch, 1863. Top-hatted pupils and their teachers at the famous public school near Windsor, Berkshire

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Speed Master, be one of them, c1875. Artist: Robert Charles Dudley

Speed Master, be one of them, c1875. Artist: Robert Charles Dudley
Speed.. Master, be one of them.. c1875. A scene from Shakespeares Two Gentlemen of Verona: Act IV, Scene I, c1875. From The Illustrated Library Shakespeare

Background imageRobert Charles Dudley Collection: Posthumus. My queen! My mistress! O lady weep no more. Cymbeline: Act I, Scene I, c1875

Posthumus. My queen! My mistress! O lady weep no more. Cymbeline: Act I, Scene I, c1875. Artist: Robert Charles Dudley
Posthumus. My queen! My mistress! O lady weep no more. Cymbeline: Act I, Scene I, c1875. A scene from Cymbeline by Shakespeare. From The Illustrated Library Shakespeare



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