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The Atlantic telegraph cable / Edw. Forbes.

The Atlantic telegraph cable / Edw. Forbes.
1 print (2 p.) : wood engraving.
Composite of scenes and people related to the laying of the Atlantic telegraph cable and the invention of the telegraph including B. Franklin, Cyrus W. Field & Prof. Morse. Includes Pres. Johnson reading the morning news from Europe, and Queen Victoria reading the news from America with ship at center.
  • Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1865 Aug. 12, pp. 504-505.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895 , artist
  • Ships--1860-1870.
  • Telegraph--1860-1870.
  • Telecommunication cables--1860-1870.
  • Inventors--1860-1870.
  • Periodical illustrations--1860-1870.
  • Wood engravings--1860-1870.
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