Map of the world showing all the cable routes and principal land lines, 1890.

Walker & Boutall

Map of the world showing all the cable routes and principal land lines, 1890.
2 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 15cm

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Engraving by Walker and Boutall. By 1890 most countries of the world were connected by telegraph cables. Long-distance telecommunication had arrived. Illustration from 'Electricity and Magnetism' by Amedee Guillemin (1826-1893), published in London in 1891.

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