Photo: Telephone cable

Scanned image showing a cable being laid from the back of a boat.
Scanned image showing a cable being laid from the back of a boat.
Details
Object number
BXL : 0407
Country

Description

Transatlantic cable being laid from rear of ship. Photo caption: Taken during the recent laying of the Trans-Atlantic telephone cable, this photograph shows a repeater being laid over the stern of the ship. This item is part of the MoDiP BXL collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Manufacturer
GPO
Manufactured for
BXL

Inscriptions

stamped: "GENERAL POST OFFICE NEGATIVE NO: P6302 THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS CROWN COPYRIGHT AND REPRODUCTION IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING ACKNOWLEDGMENT:- BY COURTESY HR POSTMASTER-GENERAL" (rear)
Dimensions
Width
162mm
Height
161mm
Method
Material
paper