Section of 1st Trans Atlantic  Cable
Section of 1st Trans Atlantic  Cable

Section of 1st Trans Atlantic Cable


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1858
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Short section of the first transatlantic cable, a souvenir originally sold for 50 cents and came with a reproduced letter of authenticity from Cyrus W. Field, the pioneer of the transatlantic cable system. , Brass bound on both ends. Brass plate reads: " Atlantic telegraph cable / GUARANTEED BY / TIFFANY & CO. / BROADWAY, NEW YORK 1858 "  See https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1255864 for more info about this sample. 4" x 3/4"
Dimensions
0.0000000000 cm. H X 0.0000000000 cm. W X 0.0000000000 cm. D X 0.0000000000 cm. L, 0 g Weight, 0.0000000000 cm. Diameter, 0.0000000000 cm. Circumference
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
79.776