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Map Chart of the submarine Atlantic Telegraph

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Title

  • Chart of the submarine Atlantic Telegraph

Names

  • Barker, Wm. J. (William J.) (Surveyor)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia, Pa. : Published by W.J. Barker & R.K. Kuhns, 1858.

Headings

  • -  Transatlantic cables--Maps
  • -  Cables, Submarine--Maps
  • -  Telegraph
  • -  Atlantic Ocean--Maps
  • -  Atlantic Ocean

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Shows land telegraph cables in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Europe, and north Africa, submarine cables, steamship routes, and proposed lines.
  • -  Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  "Engraving of Maps, Charts, Machinery of Every Description, also Coloring & Mounting by Wm J. Barker, no. 23 North 6th Str. Philadelphia."
  • -  "Entered according to Act ot Congress, in the year 1858, by WJ. Barker in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
  • -  Includes text, a portrait of Cyrus W. Field, illustrations of cables, and a an alphabet chart of the Transatlantic Submarine telegraph.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Darkened, mounted on cloth.

Medium

  • 1 map : Hand colored ; 30 x 60 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G9101.P93 1858 .B19

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593216

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Barker, Wm. J. Chart of the submarine Atlantic Telegraph. Philadelphia, Pa.: Published by W.J. Barker & R.K. Kuhns, 1858. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593216/.

APA citation style:

Barker, W. J. (1858) Chart of the submarine Atlantic Telegraph. Philadelphia, Pa.: Published by W.J. Barker & R.K. Kuhns. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593216/.

MLA citation style:

Barker, Wm. J. Chart of the submarine Atlantic Telegraph. Philadelphia, Pa.: Published by W.J. Barker & R.K. Kuhns, 1858. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593216/>.