The Atlantic Telegraph by W. H. Russell. L.L.D, Illustrated by Robert Dudley, Dedicated by Special Permission to His Royal Highness; Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
Russell, William Howard (1820-1907)
"The year 1866 will witness the consummation of the greatest work of civilised man, and the grandest exposition of the development of the faculties bestowed on him to overcome material difficulties" (p. 104).
This book describes the progress of the Atlantic cable project from the mid-1850s to 1865, in anticipation of the laying of what was to become the first successful transatlantic cable in 1866. The appendices include details of the equipment, the people involved in the project, and a list of other cables layed around the world.
v, 117 p.,  col. plates : ill.
Publisher: London : Day & Son Limited
Date Added: 2019-07-18
Russell, William Howard. The Atlantic Telegraph. London : Day & Son Limited. 1865.
Russell, William Howard (1865) The Atlantic Telegraph. London : Day & Son Limited.
Russell, William Howard, The Atlantic Telegraph. London : Day & Son Limited. 1865.