The Route of the Atlantic Telegraph, The Great Eastern Section of the bed of the Atlantic

Hand-coloured.; Exhibition: Submarine Cable Exhibition, Science Museum 1973.
At the top of this print is a map of the route of the cable from Valentia in Ireland to Trinity Bay in Newfoundland. At the bottom is a cross-section of the 'Great Eastern' showing cable laying equipment, apartments for people, the steam engine, funnels and coal, horses and other animals.

Object Details

ID: PAG8266
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Clark, Capt. H.; Stevens
Places: Unlinked place
Vessels: Great Eastern (1858)
Date made: 20 Jul 1865
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 386 x 365 mm; Mount: 482 mm x 637 mm

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