telegraph cable


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telegraph cable

[′tel·ə‚graf ‚kā·bəl]
(electricity)
A uniform conductive circuit consisting of twisted pairs of insulated wires or coaxially shielded wires or combinations of each, used to carry telegraph signals.
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Among its claims to fame was manufacturing the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable.
The first successful telegraph cable is laid between Britain and France.
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In 1837, Samuel Morse invented the telegraph and in 1858, transoceanic telegraph cable was laid.
Most fundamentally and provocatively he examines the spread of print itself; but newspapers and pamphlet culture, the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, the phonograph, telephone, cinema, radio, television, and web all contribute to the texture of this welcome addition to Irish cultural t historiography.
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The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable was successfully completed on 27 July 1866, allowing transatlantic electrical communication for the first time.
When the first commercially successful trans-Atlantic telegraph cable was completed in July 1866, some must have thought that humanity had reached the zenith of achievements as far as the field of communications was concerned.
When the first commercially successful transatlantic telegraph cable was completed in July 1866, some must have thought that humanity had reached the zenith of achievements as far as the field of communications was concerned.
Artefacts under examination include a hand are from the Olduvai gorge in east Africa believed to be more than one million years old; a shadow puppet from Java (pictured below) which accommodates the sensitivities of Hindus and Muslims; and bits of the telegraph cable, manufactured in Birmingham, that was laid across the floor of the Atlantic Ocean to link the Old World to the New for the first time.
Yet, the transatlantic telegraph cable has been referred to as the 'eighth wonder of the world'.