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Torchlight Procession Around The World

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Date made: 1858
Maker: Weingartner, Adam
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 18 x 14 in.; 45.72 x 35.56 cm
ID number: DL*60.2490
Negative number: 2003-19806


Colored print celebrating the laying of the Transatlantic cable on September 1, 1858. Depicts torchlight procession spanning the continents in the central image, with portrait vingettes of Cyrus Field, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Morse, and Captain Hudson in each of the four corners.