The Atlantic telegraph cable / Edw. Forbes.  family photo

The Atlantic telegraph cable / Edw. Forbes.

The Atlantic telegraph cable / Edw. Forbes. 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. Fie ... show more

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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