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Celebration All Over the United States in Honor of Ocean Telegraphing

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Date made: 1858
Maker: Charles Magnus and Company
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 19 x 23 1/2 in.; 48.26 x 59.69 cm
ID number: DL*60.2401
Negative number: 2003-31957


Description:

Colored print depicting scenes and maps commemorating the laying of the Transatlantic Cable from Trinity Bay to Valencia Bay. Includes flags of Great Britian and the United States; text of the Queen's message and of the President's message; two clipper ships, the "Niagara" and the "Agamemnon"; and a large "time indicator" showing the time at various cities throughout the world.