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Electrical Tester - Submarine Cable, before 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 035897

Summary:
Instrument used for electrical testing of submarine telegraph cables, probably prior to 1880.
Description:
Wooden cabinet with hinged lid. Interior fitted with brass fittings and terminals.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Kennedy, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 24 cm (Height), 26 cm (Width), 34 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: submarine cables, telecommunications, telegraph cable testers, telegraph equipment
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: testing equipment
Date Made: pre 1880

Probably pre 1880

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