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- A Manufacturer London, United Kingdom
Telegraph Tape Transmitter - Elliott Brothers, circa 1890s Reg. No: ST 029155
- Device used to transmit signals in an electric telegraph system. It converted a pattern of perforations on a continuous paper tape into pulses of electrical current representing letters and numbers according to a defined code. These pulses could then be transmitted over the telegraph line to the receiving station.
- Wooden base on top of which is brass frame with tape mechanism attached to one side. Attached cable and plug. Wooden base has 5 brass screw terminals along on side, 3 terminals at one end and 2 terminals at the other end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from V. Barnes, Mrs F. Jeffery, 1976
|Dimensions:||195 mm (Height), 190 mm (Width), 300 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||telegraphy, morse words 26.4c h|
|Themes this item is part of:||Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Engraved on one side of brass frame:
Painted in white on one side of wooden base:
|Manufacturer:||Elliott Bros, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1850s-1890s|