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Telegraph Relay - late 19th Century Object Reg. No: ST 022104

Summary:
Morse relay under glass dome. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Ebonite base fitted with five brass screw terminals. Two vertical coils. Brass central post with terminal at top. Brass and steel relay mechanism.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 126 mm (Width), 90 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: electrical relays, telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: input/output
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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