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Telegraph Line Insulator - Bullers, Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 044571

White porcelain telegraph line insulator with double umbrella shape. Said to come from the East-West Transcontinental Telegraph Line in Western Australia.

Manufactured by Bullers Ltd. London
Insulator made of white porcelain. Cylindrical dome and umbrella-shaped outer skirt. Cylindrical inner skirt.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Colin Hales, 1997
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 108 mm (Width), 108 mm (Length), 108 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: insulators, telegraph infrastructure, telegraph stations, telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: connectors
Inscriptions: Top of outer skirt engraved:
Manufacturer: Bullers Ltd, London, England, Great Britain, 1890-1959

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