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Title: Landing the sub-marine telegraph cable
Photo No: PH0238/0407
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Photographer: Sweet, Samuel White, 1825-1886
Date taken: 1871
Place: Darwin
Collection: Peter Spillett Collection.
Description: Landing the sub-marine telegraph cable from the Hibernia, coming from Java to Port Darwin. The cable was landed near Goyder's Camp, Lameroo (Cable Beach) clear of mangroves.
Notes: Photograph has considerable damage.
Subject: Overland Telegraph Line (N.T. and S. Aust.)
submarine cables
schooners (ships)
power & telegraph lines
Copyright owner: Northern Territory Library.
Digital format: 300ppi ; 19.68Mb.
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Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 20 cm.
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10.0 cm.
Use and Restrictions: No known copyright restrictions
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