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Background imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph Collection: Telegraph Room, Dem. Nat Comm'ee, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

Telegraph Room, Dem. Nat Comm'ee, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
Telegraph Room, Dem. Nat Comm'ee, between c1915 and c1920.

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the Great Eastern off Brighton on her return home, 1865

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the Great Eastern off Brighton on her return home, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the Great Eastern off Brighton on her return home - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: preparing for the final attempt to grapple the lost cable - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the paying-out machinery of the Great Eastern, 1865

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the paying-out machinery of the Great Eastern, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the paying-out machinery of the Great Eastern - from a sketch by our special artist, 1865

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the second buoy...where the cable was grappled, Aug. 8, 1865

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the second buoy...where the cable was grappled, Aug. 8, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the second buoy, marking the exact place where the cable was grappled, Aug. 8, 1865. Our Special Artist has furnished sketches of the two buoys

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the first buoy...where the cable was grappled, Aug. 3, 1865

The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the first buoy...where the cable was grappled, Aug. 3, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition: the first buoy, marking the supposed place where the cable was grappled, Aug. 3, 1865. Our Special Artist has furnished sketches of the two buoys

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Landing The Cable in the mud at Fao, Persian Gulf, 1865. When some four miles of cable had been paid out

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Creator: John Dower

Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Creator: John Dower
Telegraph map of the Eastern World, 1865. Map showing...the progress of telegraphic communication from England in the directions of India, China

Background imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Mussendom Station, Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, 1865. From a sketch by Lieut. Hewett, of the gun-boat Clyde

Background imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph 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 imageTelegraph Collection: The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865

The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Indo-European Telegraph: Elphinstone Inlet, Persian Gulf, with a view of the Fort, 1865. From a sketch by Lieut. Hewett, commanding the gun-boat Clyde

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Telegraph lesson - crippled soldiers, 06 Feb 1919. Creator: Bain News Service

Telegraph lesson - crippled soldiers, 06 Feb 1919. Creator: Bain News Service
Telegraph lesson - crippled soldiers, 06 Feb 1919. Two soldiers, amputee veterans of World War I, leaning to use a telegraph at a vocational school for wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864

The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point... 1864. Creator: Smyth
The Jackal tender and boats going to meet the American mail steamer at Roche's Point, near Queenstown [in Ireland], 1864

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Wireless, Pratt Institute, Oct 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Wireless, Pratt Institute, Oct 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Wireless, Pratt Institute, Oct 1917. Members of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in telegraph training at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York during World War I

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Telegraph messenger, Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Telegraph messenger, Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Telegraph messenger, Berlin, between 1914 and c1915. A woman telegraph messenger on a bicycle in Berlin, Germany during World War I

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Boers Caught in the Act of Cutting the Telegraph Wires, 1902. Creators: Walter Paget

Boers Caught in the Act of Cutting the Telegraph Wires, 1902. Creators: Walter Paget
Boers Caught in the Act of Cutting the Telegraph Wires, 1902. Telegraph wires were cut and railways sabotaged by the Boers. From " South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Celebration at Jersey of the Opening of the Channel Islands Telegraph, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Celebration at Jersey of the Opening of the Channel Islands Telegraph, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Celebration at Jersey of the Opening of the Channel Islands Telegraph, 1858. View of...the scene of popular excitement on the occasion in the streets of St. Helier

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Celebration of the Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at New York - the Illumination... 1858

Celebration of the Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at New York - the Illumination... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Celebration of the Laying of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at New York - the Illumination of the City Hall, 1858. Firework display, with inscription: All Honour to Cyrus [?] Field'

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia: Catamaran for Under-running the Shore-end... 1858

Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia: Catamaran for Under-running the Shore-end... 1858. Creator: Unknown
Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia: Catamaran for Under-running the Shore-end of the Cable, 1858. View of Valentia

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, from the North, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, from the North, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, from the North, 1858. View of Valentia, to which island considerable interest attaches in connection with the Atlantic Telegraph

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, the Landing-Place of the Atlantic Cable, 1858

Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, the Landing-Place of the Atlantic Cable, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, the Landing-Place of the Atlantic Cable, 1858. View of Valentia, to which island considerable interest attaches in connection with the Atlantic

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, 1858. Creator: Unknown

Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, 1858. Creator: Unknown
Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - Valentia, 1858. View of Valentia, to which island considerable interest attaches in connection with the Atlantic Telegraph

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - the 'Agamemnon' in a Storm, 1858. Creator: Smyth

Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - the "Agamemnon" in a Storm, 1858. Creator: Smyth
Laying the Atlantic Telegraph Cable - the "Agamemnon" in a Storm, 1858. Ship struggling in...the great storm on the 20th of June...the Agamemnon rolled so heavily

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Telegraph Paying-Out Machine, 1858. Creator: Unknown

The Atlantic Telegraph Paying-Out Machine, 1858. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Telegraph Paying-Out Machine, 1858. In the Engraving, which is taken from a photograph by Maull and Polyblank, the paying-out machine is shown in perspective nearest to the observer

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The North Atlantic Telegraph - Cape Farewell, South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The North Atlantic Telegraph - Cape Farewell, South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The North Atlantic Telegraph - Cape Farewell, South Greenland, 1860. Cape Farewell is situated at the south-western end of Greenland

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Proposed route of the North Atlantic Telegraph, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Proposed route of the North Atlantic Telegraph, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Proposed route of the North Atlantic Telegraph, 1860. The concession for the Danish territories on the proposed route was obtained by Colonel Shaffner in 1854

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: the scene on Saturday night, 1876

The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, Huntingdon: the scene on Saturday night, 1876. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Accident at Abbotts Ripton, near Huntingdon: working parties removing the injured, from a sketch by Mr. Gompertz, a passenger, 1876

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Signor Marconi, c1900. Creator: Unknown

Signor Marconi, c1900. Creator: Unknown
Signor Marconi, c1900. Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi, Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his creation of a practical radio wave-based wireless telegraph system

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Julianshaab is the capital of the district embracing the southern end of Greenland

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Telegraph Expedition Company camping in Labrador, 1860

The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Telegraph Expedition Company camping in Labrador, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Telegraph Expedition Company camping in Labrador, [Canada] 1860. The projected telegraph is to be laid into Hamilton's Inlet, latitude 54 deg. 30 min. N

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Expedition arriving at Kaksimiut, Greenland, 1860

The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Expedition arriving at Kaksimiut, Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The North Atlantic Telegraph - The Expedition arriving at Kaksimiut, Greenland, 1860. Kaksimiut is situated on the west coast of Greenland, about forty miles north of Julianshaab

Background imageTelegraph Collection: The Atlantic Cable, ready for shipment, Morden Wharf, East Greenwich, 1857. Creator: Unknown

The Atlantic Cable, ready for shipment, Morden Wharf, East Greenwich, 1857. Creator: Unknown
The Atlantic Cable, ready for shipment, Morden Wharf, East Greenwich, [London], 1857. The core is conveyed to [Glass, Elliott, and Co.'s works at] East Greenwich upon large reels

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Machines covering with Gutta Percha the Atlantic Cable Wire, at the Gutta Percha Company's... 1857

Machines covering with Gutta Percha the Atlantic Cable Wire, at the Gutta Percha Company's... 1857
Machines covering with Gutta Percha the Atlantic Cable Wire, at the Gutta Percha Company's Works, Wharf-Road, [London], 1857

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Manufacture of the Atlantic Submarine Cable, at Glass, Elliott, and Co.'s Works, East... 1857

Manufacture of the Atlantic Submarine Cable, at Glass, Elliott, and Co.'s Works, East... 1857. Creator: Unknown
Manufacture of the Atlantic Submarine Cable, at Glass, Elliott, and Co.'s Works, East Greenwich, [London], 1857. The firm has...undertaken to complete 1250 miles within a specified period...The

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915. Creator: Unknown

Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915. Creator: Unknown
Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915. Creator: Unknown

Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915. Creator: Unknown
Buhl Stamping Co. building, Detroit, Mich. between 1905 and 1915

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Sherman House, Mt. Clemens, between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown

Sherman House, Mt. Clemens, between 1880 and 1899. Creator: Unknown
Sherman House, Mt. Clemens, between 1880 and 1899

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Central Church and Armory, Worcester, Mass. c1906. Creator: Unknown

Central Church and Armory, Worcester, Mass. c1906. Creator: Unknown
Central Church and Armory, Worcester, Mass. c1906

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Buhl Stamping Co. Detroit, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown

Buhl Stamping Co. Detroit, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown
Buhl Stamping Co. Detroit, between 1900 and 1905

Background imageTelegraph Collection: Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown

Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa. between 1900 and 1906



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