John Watkins Brett, British engineer, c 1840s.
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32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

John Watkins Brett, British engineer, c 1840s.

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John Watkins Brett (1805-1863), telegraphic engineer and originator of the scheme of submarine telegraphy. Brett is shown here with a map showing the submarine cable between England and France. In 1851 the first telegraphic mesage was transmitted under the sea, from Dover to Cap Gris Nez, France.
 

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10212176
 

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