Telegraph Register

Telegraph Register

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Description (Brief)
An Allen telegraph register with two wire coils on a wood base and brass frame. The maker is Alexander Allen of Rochester NY. There is a small tag reads “H Ford 89”, which is crossed through, and “6”.
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Object Name
telegraph receiver
telegraph register
Allen, Alexander
Physical Description
copper (part: material)
brass (part: material)
wood (part: material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in x 11 in; 13.97 cm x 12.065 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
from Western Union
Communication, telegraph
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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