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Telegraph Line Insulator - Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 044573

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

Includes several fragments from broken inner skirt.
Description:
Insulator made of white porcelain. Cylindrical dome and umbrella-shaped outer skirt. Cylindrical. Includes several fragments from broken inner skirt.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Colin Hales, 1997
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 130 mm (Height), 115 mm (Width), 115 mm (Length), 115 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 dome engraved:
"C"

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