Specimen of original Atlantic cable

Specimen of original Atlantic cable

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Cable
cable sample
date made
1858
1857
Maker
Western Union Corporation
maker
Glass, Elliot, & Co.
Measurements
overall: 15 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 40.005 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
EM.332924
accession number
294351
294351
catalog number
332924
Credit Line
from Western Union Corporation
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National Museum of American History
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