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Creator:
Orme, Daniel, b. 1767.
Title:
A correct view of the telegraph : with the cabin, and manner of working explained / engraved and sold, by Mr. Orme, historical engraver to His Majesty, and his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
Published/Created:
[London] : No. 14, Old Bond Street, London, [1796]
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 15 cm. + [1] plate.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TK5301 .O76 1796
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
An engraved plate, 13 x 9 cm, illustrating the workings of a telegraph cabin, together with a single-sheet broadside containing an explanation of the illustration and examples of telegraph communication.
Broadside text on recto, title and imprint on verso.
Engraved plate is dated Apl. 25, 1796.
"Price one shilling".
Subject Terms:
Communication and traffic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1796.
Orme, Daniel -- Publisher.
Telegraph stations -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Orme, Daniel, b. 1767, engraver.
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