The Eighth Wonder of the World
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The Eighth Wonder of the World

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Date made: 1866
Maker: Kimmel and Forster
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 12 x 16 in.; 30.48 x 40.64 cm
ID number: DL*60.2403
Negative number: 2003-19872


Black and white print with minimal hand-coloring. Commemorates the laying of the Transatlantic Cable. Central scene depicting the ocean with the cable stretching from America to Europe. Four corner vignettes and center portrait of Cyrus Field.