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Atlantic telegraph expedition of 1866.

Atlantic telegraph expedition of 1866.

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Written in English


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A scrapbook of newscuttings and illustrations, ca. 1866.

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Open LibraryOL20080795M

The Atlantic Telegraph by Russell, Near fine un-creased soft cover,no inscriptions,editionpp,with illustrations.'DURING ,THE GREAT EASTERN TRANSPORTED,THE TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE,1,,NAUTICAL MILES,ACROSS THE ALANTIC OCEAN TO NEWFOUNDLAND'. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Atlantic Telegraph. A transatlantic telegraph cable is an undersea cable running under the Atlantic Ocean used for telegraph communications. The first was laid across the floor of the Atlantic from Telegraph Field, Foilhommerum Bay, Valentia Island in western Ireland to Heart's Content in eastern Newfoundland. The first communications occurred Aug , reducing the .

The Illustrated London News. - (07 - 12). July to December. ONE VOLUME. Author ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH / AUSTRO PRUSSIAN WAR) Nast, Thomas et al (illus) Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Illustrated London News. Place of Publication London. Date published Keywords. The Atlantic Telegraph (C has been added to your Basket Add to Basket. Buy Now. Book Description. This work of , illustrated by Robert Dudley, is the official account of the expedition on board the Great Eastern to lay a cable along the Atlantic Ocean floor between Valentia, Ireland, and Foilhummerum Bay, Newfoundland, and will /5(4).

The Russian–American Telegraph, also known as the Western Union Telegraph Expedition and the Collins Overland Telegraph, was a $3,, (equivalent to $ million in present-day terms) undertaking by the Western Union Telegraph Company in –, to lay an electric telegraph line from San Francisco, California to Moscow, Russia. Dudley also executed a series of watercolors (MMA –91) depicting each of the attempts to lay the cable, from to , which are unrelated to the compositions of the paintings. Some of these watercolors were used as illustrations in William H. Russell's book The Atlantic Telegraph (; MMA ). Field also donated several.


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The Atlantic Telegraph; its History from the Commencement of the Undertaking into the Sailing of the Great Eastern in London, G.W. Bacon, 8vo, pp. The Atlantic Telegraph; its History from the Commencement of the Undertaking into the final success in London, G.W. Bacon, 12mo, pp.

The Book: The Atlantic Telegraph: Atlantic telegraph expedition of 1866. book cover of Standard Edition The contract for the book suggested the possibility of inserting a “veneer” or thin slice of the actual cable into the cover of the book, but this was not done.

A drawing of the cable cross-section was used instead. InWilliam Howard Russell () published this work, the official account of the July expedition on board the Great Eastern to lay a cable along the Atlantic Ocean floor between. Deane also kept a diary of the expedition, which Henry Field quoted from extensively in his book on the Atlantic Cable.

Notes: The illustrations shown here were not published with the article; they are taken from Russell: The Atlantic Telegraph, which was published at the end of Agamemnon Albany American arrived Atlantic cable Atlantic Telegraph Company boats bottom British buoys C.

Varley Cape Ray capital Captain Anderson charter coast coil continent Cyrus Cyrus Field Cyrus W David Dudley Field deck deep depth despatch Directors distance Eastern electric Electric Telegraph Company electricians engineer England enterprise expedition experiments. The Atlantic Telegraph: Its History, from the Commencement of the Undertaking into the Sailing of the "Great Eastern" in Accompanied with a Familiar Explanation of the Theory of Telegraphy; a Chronological Summary of the Progress of the Art; and a Tabular List of the Submarine Cables Now in Operation; Also an Account of the Leading Submarine and Land.

Written in by the war correspondent of the Times (London), William H. Russell, this book tells the story of the attempt to lay the Atlantic Cable from the Great Eastern, Brunel's mammoth ship converted to cable laying for the by: The book contains a brief biography of Field and descriptions of the cable-laying voyages from to A three-page appendix has extracts from Field's speech at the Banquet given him under the presidency of the Duke of Argyll, in Willis's Rooms, London, on July 1st, RUSSELL, W.H.

The Atlantic Telegraph. London, (); 4to; 4, pp. The text is taken almost verbatim (with some minor rewriting) from Henry Field’s book The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph, itself a revised version of the same author’s History of the Atlantic Telegraph, first published in and with two further enlarged editions in and A lithograph after the original watercolour appeared in Russell’s official chronicle of the expedition, The Atlantic Telegraph (Day and Son, ) Robert Dudley, ‘In the bows, August 2: the cable broken and lost: preparing to grapple’, in The Atlantic Telegraph, by W.H.

Russell, The Atlantic Telegraph: its history, from the commencement of the undertaking into the final success in Accompanied with a familiar explanation of the theory of telegraphy Illustrated with map, drawings, etc. History of the Atlantic Telegraph: To the Return of the Expedition of Item PreviewPages: “Great Eastern” and Atlantic Cable.

July Particulars at Noon each day; ship time. Tables of weather positions and cable laid for July A single sheet covering all 14 days of the expedition, updated each day. 1: 5. The Great Eastern Telegraph and Test Room Chronicle Published as loose sheets and later as a bound volume.

Deane’s diary of the expedition was published in newspapers shortly after the successful completion of the voyage, and Henry Field quoted extensively from. Page - The President cordially reciprocates the congratulations of Her Majesty, the Queen, on the success of the great international enterprise accomplished by the science, skill, and indomitable energy of the two countries.

It is a triumph more glorious, because far more useful to mankind, than was ever won by conqueror on the field of battle. HISTORY OF THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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History of the Atlantic Telegraph. Henry Martyn Field. Scribner, Appears in 51 books from Page - It is a triumph more glorious, because far more useful to mankind than was ever won by a conqueror on the field of battle.

May the Atlantic Telegraph, under the blessing of Heaven, prove to be a bond of perpetual peace and. But inthe Old and New Worlds were united by the successful laying of a cable across the Atlantic. John Steele Gordon's book chronicles this extraordinary achievement -- the brainchild of American businessman Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of Cited by: Nast, Thomas et al illus.

London. Illustrated London News. ONE BOUND VOLUME. July 6 through December 29 of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, pp, Index to Engravings for Vol.

XLIX, 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards hardbound. Cover extremities rubbed. Interior tight and clean with occasional. This work ofillustrated by Robert Dudley, is the official account of the expedition on board the Great Eastern to lay a cable along the Atlantic Ocean floor between Valentia, Ireland, and Foilhummerum Bay, Newfoundland, and will appeal to /5(4).

The next expedition in was a success, also succeeding in recovering the lost second cable. The service generated revenues of £ in its first day of operation. The Atlantic Telegraph Company operated the only two trans-Atlantic cables without competition untilwhen a French cable was rs: Cyrus Field, John Watkins Brett.

History of the Atlantic telegraph. New York: C. Scribner & Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Henry M Field; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress).The Atlantic Telegraph: Report of the Proceedings at a Banquet Given to Mr.

Cyrus W. Field New York Chamber of Commerce J.W. Amerman, printer, - Cables, Submarine - 94 pages.