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Item # 639532

May 02, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857  Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".
Articles entitled: "The British Elections" and "The St. George's Society's Dinner" with accompanying illustrations.
Complete in 16 pages, a few ink smears on unrelated pages, good condition.

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Category: 1857-1860