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The Route of the Atlantic Telegraph, The Great Eastern Section of the bed of the Atlantic

PAG8266

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Gallery locationNot on display
PeoplePublisher: Stevens
Artist: Clark, Capt. H.
VesselsGreat Eastern (1858)

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Object ID PAG8266
Description Hand-coloured.; Exhibition: Submarine Cable Exhibition, Science Museum 1973. At the top of this print is a map of the route of the cable from Valentia in Ireland to Trinity Bay in Newfoundland. At the bottom is a cross-section of the 'Great Eastern' showing cable laying equipment, apartments for people, the steam engine, funnels and coal, horses and other animals.
Date made 20 Jul 1865

Artist/Maker Stevens
Clark, Capt. H.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching, coloured
Measurements Sheet: 386 x 365 mm; Mount: 482 mm x 637 mm
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  • The Route of the Atlantic Telegraph, The Great Eastern Section of the bed of the Atlantic (PAG8266)
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