- Telegraph chart
- Title on map :
- Chart showing the track of the great submarine Atlantic telegraph : with the principal land & submarine telegraph lines in Europe & America, also, tracks of steamships, and the depth of the ocean
- H.H. Lloyd & Co
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Telegraph lines--North America--Maps
North America (area)
- 1 map : hand col. ; 26 x 60 cm., on sheet 86 x 67 cm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
New York :
H.H. Lloyd & Co.
Scale [ca. 1:18,500,000]
Indicates land telegraph cables in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Europe, and north Africa, submarine cables, steamship routes, and proposed lines.
Depths shown by soundings.
Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Includes two double column articles of text: Account of the invention and operation of the magnetic telegraph -- Description of making and laying submarine telegraph cables.
Includes tables: Overland telegraphs of the world -- Submarine telegraphs of the world -- Morse's telegraphic alphabet.
Includes portraits of Cyrus W. Field and Samuel F.B. Morse, a cross section of the ship Niagara laying out the cable, illustrations of cables, telegraphs, signal keys and batteries, and a profile of the Atlantic Ocean on the telegraph plates.
"Entered according to Acot of Congress, in the year 1858, by H. H. Lloyd & Co."
- Call #:
G9101.P92 1858 .H45x