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Telegraph Line Insulator - Bullers, Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 044572

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, 1890-1950


Dave Elson Posted on 17 Mar 2010 11:18 PM
I have quite a few of these from out in the desert of WA. Would you like some?
Discovery Centre Posted on 19 Mar 2010 12:01 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Dave - Thanks for your kind offer. Our Curator has advised that Museum Victoria is not currently collecting in this area however he suggested you may also like to contact the Western Australian Museum.

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