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Cable Sample - Telegraph, Mainland, Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 009072

Summary:
This is a section of mainland telegraph cable. It consists of a conductor of 7 tinned copper wires, rubber insulated and lead covered, served and compounded, amoured with steel wires, served and compounded.
Description:
Cable sample consists of a conductor of 7 tinned copper wires, rubber insulated and lead covered, served and compounded, amoured with steel wires, served and compounded.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australia: Post Master General's Department (PMG), 1916
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 mm (Height), 20 mm (Width), 260 mm (Length), 20 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: telegraph cables, telegraph infrastructure, telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Australia and the global telegraph network 1854-1902, Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: connectors

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