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|Atlantic Telegraph Cable
Tiffany & Co.
Broadway New York 1858
Tiffany in 1858 bought the unused cable in the hold of the S.S. Niagara from Cyrus W. Field, cut it into pieces and sold it as souvenirs.
Below are images of this cable, and the facsimile of the letter showing the purchase (this came with the cable piece)
|A piece of the Trans-Atlantic Cable
as laid by the Great Eastern,
in June 1869 between Brest and New York
under the charter of the 'French Telegraphic Company'.
The piece is 3" long, by 1.2" diameter.
|1858 Share Certificate in
The Great Ship Company Limited
Used to raise 330,000 GBP Capital
(Note: above image converted to black and white)
Visitors Hand Book
How to see the Great Eastern
Pamphlet for those touring the Great eastern
|Pamphlet with ship diagram
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