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Telegraph Character List - Morse & Continental Codes, early 20th century Document Reg. No: HT 4504

Summary:
List of alphabetical and numerical characters, and punctuation marks, with their representations in Morse and Continental codes of dots and dashes.
Description:
Piece of reinforced (fabric gauze) paper, folded in centre. Underlying the details of list there are remnants of text from the original use of the paper.The list of characters appear on one side only and have been hand printed in black ink. The top half of the list is divided into three types of characters, alphabetical/ numerical, morse and continental. The bottom section of the list displays morse, continental and phillips characters. On the reverse side of the paper there are handwritten notes in pencil and a musical scale.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Brian O'Shaunassey, 2003
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 147 mm (Width), 213 mm (Length)

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Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: output
Inscriptions: 'TELEGRAPH CHARACTERS/ MORSE/CONTINENTAL/ MORSE/CONTINENTAL/ A,B,C,D...'
'Short Numerals Generally Used by Continental Operators...'

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