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Collection:  SCM - Telecommunications
Object Name:  telegraph
Maker:  Cooke, Sir William Fothergill; Wheatstone, Sir Charles; Unknown maker
Place Made:  United Kingdom
Date Made:  1838
Materials:  metal (unknown); wood (unidentified); brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Measurements:  overall: 385 mm x 295 mm x 182 mm, 5.56kg
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Description:  Cooke's and Wheatsone's two-needle telegraph, unknown maker, British, 1838.

Object Number:  2004-105

Credit Line:  Donated by BT Heritage and Archives

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W. F. Cooke's two-needle telegraph, c1838
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W. F. Cooke's two-needle telegraph, c1838
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W. F. Cooke's two-needle telegraph, c1838
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W. F. Cooke's two-needle telegraph, c1838
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W. F. Cooke's two-needle telegraph, c1838

4 Related People

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Wheatstone, Sir Charles
1802-1875, pioneer of telegraphy, scientist and contributor to optics, English; British
Cooke, Sir William Fothergill
1806-1879, developer of electric telegraphy, British
Unknown maker
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