Telegraph chart


Telegraph chart

Item Information

Title:
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
Creator:
H.H. Lloyd & Co
Creator:
Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas
Date:
1858
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Transatlantic cables--Maps
Telegraph
Telegraph lines--North America--Maps
Telegraph lines--Europe--Maps
Places:
North America (area)
Publisher:
New York : H.H. Lloyd & Co.
Notes:
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."
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 26 x 60 cm., on sheet 86 x 67 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:18,500,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008392
Call #:
G9101.P92 1858 .H45x
Barcode:
39999065653451
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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