Artifact Details

Title

Printing telegraph

Catalog Number

B175.80

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Siemens Brothers & Company

Place Manufactured

U.K.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 12145 patent number
Other number B175.80 B175.80 is written on a white 1/2-inch diameter adhesive tag on one of the upper surfaces of the unit

Dimensions

8 7/8 x 14 x 10 1/4 in.

Description

This object consists of a printing telegraph on a wooden base. The telegraph mechanism is largely brass and glass. There are round inlaid labels in the base. The clockwork and galvanometer mechanism are covered with beveled glass panels. The base has inlaid wooden (?) strips that appear to indicate electrical connections between many points on the base.

Category

Pre-computer/other

Lot Number

B175.80