Atlantic telegraph bowl

Description (Brief):

Sandwich glass bowl with submarine telegraph cable sections molded on sides and around rims. "Donated by Miss Elizabeth L. Cuttriss, daughter of the late Charles Cuttriss, superintendent of the Duxbury, Mass cable station. Used at Duxbury Station while Cuttriss was there."

Date Made: ca 1860

Associated Person: Field, Cyrus W.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from Western Union Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.333484Accession Number: 294351Catalog Number: 333484Collector/Donor Number: 25-203

Object Name: Bowl, Footedfooted bowlfooted glass bowl

Measurements: overall: 5 in x 5 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5ebd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_712596

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