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Telegraph System Model - Nightingall, 1915 Object Reg. No: ST 007076

Summary:
Model of a telegraph system representing two telegraph stations connected by a telegraph line. Each station has a set of instruments comprising a lightning arrester, a relay, a telegraph key, a telegraph sounder and two batteries. One of the relays has its cover removed to show internal details. The line between the two stations is carried on two miniature telegraph poles.

Model was manufactured by the Victor Nightingall Co. of Melbourne in 1915
Description:
Wooden baseboard painted black. Set of telegraph instruments at each end of baseboard. Each set comprises a lightning arrester, a relay, a telegraph key, a telegraph sounder and two batteries. One of the relays has its cover removed to show internal details. The line between the two stations is carried on two miniature telegraph poles.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 265 mm (Height), 300 mm (Width), 1370 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Copy of text for label for Circuits of Model Telegraph Line - Open Circuit,Two Stations, 1916, Copy of text for label for Lightning Protection on Telegraph Lines, 1916, The Australian telegraph network 1854-1877, Copy of text for label for Telegraph Line on Closed Circuit System, Three Stations, 1916, Order for the Construction of Telegraph System Model,1915, Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: input/output
Inscriptions: White plate on baseboard inscribed:
"MANUFACTURERS
VICTOR NIGHTINGALL CO,
SCIENTIFIC LABORATORIES
MELBOURNE."

The cover of one relay inscribed:
"KAMM'S RELAY
PATENT 6744/05
10"
Manufacturer: Victor Nightingall & Co, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1915

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